From the Frontlines

2015 National Conference Report

Building a Movement for People and the Planet

2015 National Conference Report

Today, everyday Americans face a triple crisis of growing inequality, a rigged democracy, and a planet in peril. And the impacts of these crises fall hardest working class people, especially people of color. We can’t afford to wait on candidates and elected leaders to address these challenges on their own. That’s why we’re building a movement for racial, economic, environmental, and gender justice.

Thousands Join “We Rise” Actions in 16 States

Statehouses across the country have lurched to the right. At the bidding of big corporations and the wealthy, legislators are pushing regressive policies that hurt families by worsening inequality, weakening an already broken democracy, and exacerbating an environmental crisis of global proportions. But on March 11th, workers and families rose up and said with one voice: our cities and states belong to us, not just the wealthy few.