Our Everyday Heroes Awards

Our Everyday Heroes Awards is a celebration of the ordinary people who, through community organizing and political action, have demonstrated extraordinary power in winning justice for our communities. Join us for the 2022 Awards!

Funds for Pre-Trial Services!

We have to stop keeping people in jail just because they’re poor! The use of pretrial detention and money bail has contributed to the 500% explosion in U.S. jail populations over the last forty years. Demand Governor Hochul expand state funding to pre-trial services!

Get Engaged

A worldview is a framework of ideas, attitudes, and assumptions that shape the way we understand events and make sense of the world around us. Help us create the world we all want by shifting to a progressive worldview.

Join the Movement for Justice!

Citizen Action of New York is a statewide grassroots membership organization taking on big issues that are at the center of transforming society—issues that will achieve social, racial, economic and environmental justice in our communities.

Our Victories


Full Foundation Aid

With our allies at the Alliance for Quality Education, we won the decades-long fight for full funding for our public schools.

Passed HONDA

The Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act will allow the state to convert unused hotels into permanent, affordable housing.

Progressive Candidate Endorsements

We’ve endorsed a whole slate of progressive candidates across New York State.

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