Organizer Boot Camp: How to Build a Base and Move Into Action This intensive, three-month training moves through the core organizing concepts of power, self-interest, and one-to-one relational meetings, and teaches you how to make propositions, hold effective meetings and create a powerful team. Materials and sessions are in English and Spanish.

Fourteen million people will lose their health insurance in the next year, and 24 million will be without insurance coverage by 2026 under the “Trump Doesn’t Care” repeal plan.

LeeAnn Hall, co-director of People’s Action, serves on the executive committee of Health Care for America Now (HCAN) and is a leader in organizing communities nationwide on health care issues.

Hall provided this statement Monday in response to the report released by the Congressional Budget Office:

“The Congressional Budget Office numbers clearly show the serious damage the repeal legislation will do to millions of lives by next year – and millions more in the next few years. The House must halt further action on this irresponsible bill immediately.

“Anyone who believed GOP promises that people would still have health insurance under the Republican repeal plan now know that they were lied to; they are going to be left out in the cold.

“Last month, People’s Action, its member organizations, and Health Care for America Now lit a national firestorm of opposition to this repeal of our health care. We will continue to fight this bill and demand quality, affordable health care for everyone in the country.”

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People’s Action is a national organization of more than a million people across 30 states working for economic, racial, gender and climate justice – and to ensure everyone a voice in our political system.

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Over five decades, People’s Action Institute and our affiliates have fought for reforms that recognize poor and working people’s dignity and make material and political improvements to millions of lives. Our victories include the Community Reinvestment Act, Superfund, the Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act and the MAT Act.

We engage in issue campaigns, public education and training to advance a long-term agenda for racial, economic and gender justice. Our focus now is on deepening community organizing so we can build lasting power across the country. 

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