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  • Urge the USPS Board of Governors to Fire Postmaster DeJoy!

    Now that the Senate has confirmed all of President Biden’s nominees to the USPS Board of Governors, it’s time for them to take decisive action to save the USPS and FIRE Postmaster DeJoy! We need someone with longstanding experience in the postal industry to actually lead the agency’s modernization – not a morally corrupt businessman who wants to dismantle it from the inside out.

  • Tell the Senate to Support the Insurrection Commission!

    We deserve to know what happened that day and the events leading up to it so that we can prevent a similar attack from occurring in the future -- and move to hold those involved accountable for their actions.

  • Urge the Senate to End the Filibuster and Pass the For the People Act!

    We must DEMAND an end to the filibuster so that democracy-strengthening measures and other important bills can be passed. Sign the petition now and demand that the Senate eliminate the legislative filibuster to pass the For the People Act – the future of our democracy depends on it!

  • Tell the Senate to Pass the NO BAN Act!

    Tell the Senate to pass the NO BAN Act NOW – we can’t wait and give future presidents the ability to impose religious and ethnically-motivated travel bans!

  • Urge the Senate to Pass the D.C. Statehood Bill!

    For only the second time in United States history, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 51, the bill for D.C statehood, and sent it on to the Senate. Now we have to keep working hard to make sure that every Senator knows how critical it is that they support D.C. statehood.

  • Tell the Senate to Confirm Kristen Clarke!

    A champion of voting rights, a supporter of crime victims, defender against hate and violent extremism, and advocate of civil rights for all, Kristen Clarke’s career and lived experiences make her an exemplary candidate for the position she is nominated for and we must fight back to dispel these false attacks against her in support of her confirmation.

  • Tell the Senate to Confirm Vanita Gupta!

    A highly regarded former Justice Department official, Vanita Gupta has spent her career fighting for justice by rooting out corruption, defending democracy, and championing the fundamental rights of all Americans.

  • Tell the Senate: End the Filibuster Now!

    The filibuster is undemocratic and has in recent years been used as a weapon by senators to block landmark pieces of legislation. Congress must end the filibuster and fight for We the People!

  • Tell Congress: Pass D.C. Statehood Now!

    Passing D.C. statehood in both houses of Congress should be a priority for all of us who care about equality and opportunity. The House and Senate must pass this bill and end the racially biased exclusion of D.C.’s citizens from full representation.

  • Investigate Steve Bannon’s Role in the January 6 Insurrection!

    Bannon seemed to know that something was going to happen. The question, now, is how much he knew – and how deeply he was involved in both the incitement and execution of that attack. Urge the Department of Justice to investigate Steve Bannon’s involvement in instigating the January 6 insurrection!

  • Urge the Senate to Pass the Equality Act!

    The Equality Act would extend fundamental civil rights protections to the LGBTQ+ community to prevent discrimination in individuals’ daily lives. But the Far Right is waging a fierce campaign to stop it from passing in the Senate, which is why we need to mobilize support for the bill quickly.

  • Urge Congress to Pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act!

    Now, more than ever, it is necessary to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act to protect our fundamental right to vote. Urge Congress to do everything in their power to support and pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act!

  • Tell Congress to Hold Tech Companies Accountable!

    As public pressure intensifies to hold tech companies accountable for the extremism on their platforms, some have chosen to implement modest reforms, but it’s not enough and we must demand more. Sign the petition now and demand that Congress and the Biden administration take action to require tech companies to more strictly regulate the content available on their platforms!

  • Join People For in Action!

    Across the country, People For members and coalition partners take action every day to work in support of our progressive values. Browse People For's curated list of virtual and in-person activist events, and then sign up!

  • The Senate Must Pass the For the People Act!

    The For the People Act (S. 1) will protect and strengthen voting rights, end dominance of big money in politics, and implement anti-corruption measures to make our government work for the people. Now that the House of Representatives has passed this bill, it's imperative that the Senate follow suit.

  • Demand the U.S. House Pass the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act!

    It is long past time for federal legislation to address anti-Black police violence and set nationwide standards for justice, anti-racist policing, and safety. Sign to demand the House pass the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act now!

  • Thank the House Impeachment Managers for Their Service to Our Democracy!

    Please sign the “thank you” message to Rep. Raskin, along with his fellow impeachment managers Reps. Joaquin Castro, David Cicilline, Madeleine Dean, Diana DeGette, Ted Lieu, Joe Neguse, Stacey Plaskett, and Eric Swalwell, to show your appreciation for his fierce defense of our democracy and our Constitution!

  • Urge the U.S. House of Representatives to Pass the Equality Act!

    It’s vital that we ensure equal protection for everyone under the law, particularly in light of the far-right’s continued attacks on both LGBTQ+ rights and the Equality Act itself.

  • Tell Biden to Fill USPS Governing Board Vacancies So They Can Vote DeJoy Out!

    Our clearest path to protecting the USPS right now is for President Joe Biden to fill the remaining four vacancies on the USPS Board of Governors, the agency’s governing body. Sign now to urge President Biden to save USPS by filling ALL of the vacancies on its Board of Governors and give them enough votes to fire DeJoy!

  • Congress must GO BIG on immediate COVID-19 relief!

    Congress needs to embrace big, bold action on COVID-19 like the measures contained in the Biden-Harris administration’s American Rescue Plan.