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Advance a long-term agenda for racial, economic and gender justice by investing in powerful state and local organizations and campaigns that win real change in people’s lives.

Our Rich History

Celebrating 50 years of community organizing & joyous rebellion

At People’s Action Instiute, 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.

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Our Family

People’s Action Institute is a proud national network of 39 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)(4) organization, People's Action, builds the power of poor and working people in rural, suburban, and urban areas to win change through issue campaigns and elections. 

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