Activist Check-in: Normal Doesn’t Work

Dear Activist,  The event that transpired on Capitol Hill this week has many of us questioning when will Trump’s reign of terror end? Come January 20, he will no longer be president, but many of the fires he started are still burning. What we witnessed was upsetting,...

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Activist Check-in: Building the Movement

Dear Activist,  I hope this message finds you well. Here at Citizen Action, we're getting ready for the 2021 Legislative Session and kicking off our major campaign to tax the rich! Our priorities—fully funding public schools, housing and health care as a human right,...

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Activist Check-in: Stronger Together

Dear Activist, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones in good health and in good spirits. Marked by giving and acts of kindness, the holiday season is a time when we look for ways to spread cheer and do for others. The holidays also shine a light on poverty...

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Activist Check-in: The Bigger Picture

Dear Activist, I hope this message finds you well. We had some time off for the holiday, and this week we’re back to getting ready for this year’s state budget process. Congress has kept us waiting for much-needed relief, but now that the election is over, it looks...

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Activist Check-in: Looking Ahead

Dear Activist, The holiday session will be different this year for many reasons. Many of us are choosing to skip the large family gatherings and outdoor events—a necessary sacrifice to slow the spread of Covid-19 as we approach winter. We must find other ways to spend...

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Activist Check-in: Movement Infrastructure

Dear Activist, It’s been two weeks since the election, and as expected, Trump is refusing to concede and is making baseless claims of voter fraud. President-elect Joe Biden has now exceeded the electoral votes needed to win the presidency. Many of us are thinking...

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Activist Check-In: Voters Decided

Dear Activist,  You may have heard by now that Biden has won the presidency! The will of the people has prevailed, and although we have a winner, the work is far from over. Citizen Action chapters are out celebrating the win and rallying to protect the results from...

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Activist Check-in: Every Vote Counted

Dear Activist, There's so much to think about concerning the results of this election. We’re just days away from November 3, and the one thing on most of our minds is what will the next few weeks look like leading up to inauguration day? It’s Halloween time, but 2020...

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Activist Check-in: Vote to Let Democracy Live

Dear Activist,  In the words of AOC, what we’re NOT going to do is give up. It’s understandable that a lot of people are ambivalent about voting in this election. As a Black American, I share similar sentiments with those in my community that we want our lives to...

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