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.

Nearly a thousand progressive grassroots activists from around the country are in Washington D.C. through April 30 for the People’s Action “The People’s Wave” convention.

Follow along at #PeoplesWave

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“People’s Action is taking back the mic and putting it in the hands of people who are the bedrock of America,” Rep. Pramila Jayapal said. “The People’s Wave represents the power of community leaders, activists, and organizers who are determined to make change and take back our country; and I am honored to be a part of this moment.”

Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

When: Monday, 8:45 a.m. -10:15 a.m.

What: Rep. Pramila Jayapal will speak to a thousand multiracial grassroots activists from around the country who are attending the People’s Action convention “The People’s Wave.”

Contact: Kathy Mulady,

TUESDAY: Speakers include Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Ro Khanna and Jumaane Williams, New York City Public Advocate.

Program starts at 8:45 a.m.

People’s Action is one of the largest and the fastest growing multiracial, progressive organizations in the country with 48 member organizations in 32 states, with more than a million grassroots leaders.

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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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