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.

WASHINGTON, D.C.–People’s Action today issued the following statement from Executive Director Sulma Arias, congratulating incoming Democratic Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries on his historic position as Minority Leader in the 118th Congress.

 

“We congratulate Congressman Jeffries on his election to House Minority Leader and becoming the first Black leader of either party in Congress. We are also excited to have a member of the  Congressional Progressive Caucus  leading House Democrats. Congressman Jeffries has a strong record on civil rights and economic justice and we look forward to working together in the 118th Congress to advance an agenda grounded in equity and justice for all.”

 

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People’s Action builds the power of poor and working people in urban, rural, and suburban areas to win change through issue fights and elections. We are a national network of 38 state and local grassroots power-building organizations in 28 states–united in the work of building a bigger “we.”

 

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About People’s Action Institute

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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