We need Albany to work for all of us, not just the billionaires!

Citizen Action of New York is endorsing Cynthia Nixon for Governor of New York and Jumaane Williams for Lieutenant Governor.


Albany County Workers Need Paid Sick Days!

40% of private sector workers living in Albany County lack even a single paid sick day, promoting economic inequality and threatening public health.


Gov. Cuomo: Stop Trump’s climate attack!

While we fight the Trump administration every step of the way in D.C., New York must lead on climate change by transitioning to 100% renewable energy. It’s up to Governor Cuomo.





Activist Check In: Fake It Till You Make It

Dear Activists, Campaign finance reports came out this week. While Cynthia Nixon has received contributions from 22,000 (!) different small donors, Andrew Cuomo has continued to rely on the rich and powerful to bankroll his campaign. Only 1% of his total haul came...

Activist Check In: Heat Wave Edition

Dear Activists, We announced some big changes at our Leadership Summit this past weekend. Our fearless leader Karen Scharff will be stepping aside after 35 years with Citizen Action. Jessica Wisneski and Rosemary Rivera will be taking over as Co-Executive Directors...

Activist Check In: Grassroots Rising

Dear Activists, Were you as inspired as we were by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win in Queens? She proved that grassroots movements can defeat political machines. More and more voters are rejecting the politics of complacency and embracing a bold vision for the future....

Activist Check In: Status Cuomo Strikes Again

Dear Activists, Another legislative session in the books and another year of the Governor failing to deliver on the things he promised: bail reform, early voting, fair education funding, and dozens of other reforms our communities have been waiting years for. Get out...