Our Rich History

Celebrating 50 years of community organizing & joyous rebellion

At People’s Action, our roots run deep. Journey with us through our rich history, tracing the paths of passionate activists and collective movements that have shaped our organization. Discover the milestones, challenges, and triumphs that have solidified our commitment to creating a just and inclusive society.

collage of photos and dates from the history of People's Action

Our Family

People’s Action is a proud national network of 40 member-based, power-building organizations in 29 states with more than a million members and tens of thousands of national volunteers. We are from every background, speak many languages, and live in small towns, cities and rural areas. We are all of us!

People’s Action INstitute

Our sister 501(c)(3) organization, the People's Action Institute, engages in issue campaigns, public education and training to advance a long-term agenda for racial, economic and gender justice. 

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