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.

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People & Planet First

Most of us want the same things: a good life for ourselves and our children, a better future that we can look forward to, and to be treated fairly.

But right now, corporations are profiting from damaging our climate and dividing people based on race, background, or where we live, harming our communities–and hurting black and brown, and indigenous people the most.

Overdose Crisis

The focus of our program

Public Health over Punishment

Universal access to harm reduction tools like naloxone, syringes, overdose prevention centers, test kits, housing, and more.

End the Racist War on Drugs

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Evidence-based Solutions

Universal access to evidence-based treatment by removing the X-waiver, decriminalizing buprenorphine, and expanding access to contingency management interventions.

End the Overdose Crisis

Legalize harm reduction and fund treatment services and hold pharma accountable for its role in the crisis.
About the Campaign

What can you do to help save the planet?

We aim to localize, enact, and implement a jobs-and-justice forward Green New Deal that decarbonizes the nation by at least 50% by 2030.

To accomplish these goals, we are building a base: starting with a diverse leadership team of the most impacted community members, then connecting local infrastructure fights to the narrative power of the Green New Deal and national recovery efforts. And, we are shifting the winds, pushing for cross-government climate solutions and utilizing deep federal investments for local governance.

We’re all in this together. By coming together like we’ve done in the past to win better wages, civil rights, and other victories, we can build a future where everyone has a chance to thrive, not just the wealthy few.

That’s why we launched the People & Planet First campaign –now it’s your turn: get involved today.

Updates from the campaign

The latest updates, press, actions, and events on our People & Planet First campaign.

UnitedHealthcare Members, Health Care Workers, and Community Members Risk Arrest Hold Large Protest at UnitedHealth Group Headquarters, Decrying Care Denials

UnitedHealthcare Policyholders Condemn Care Denials Hurting Tens of Millions of People During Demonstration at Insurance Giant’s Headquarters; Several Risk Arrest…

Stand with Megan Against Insurance Greed!

Sign our petition below to tell Highmark BCBS to cover Megan's care!

Priced Out and Fed Up, Tenants Demand a National Renters Bill of Rights

From Truthout – As affordable housing dwindles, renters are calling for federal protections against price-gouging corporate landlords.

Training Is How We Transform Society

Over at, Sulma discusses how at People’s Action Institute, training is our foundation. These are not just nice words…
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