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Update How to Influence Congress, as Told by Rep. Ellison 

Rep. Ellison (MN) gave a rousing address to more than 400 young adults heading into meetings with their members of Congress. See what advice he gave in this video.

Action Alert Hours to Protect Health Care 

All 435 representatives are preparing to vote on whether to end the Medicaid program as we know it and repeal the Affordable Care Act. Call your members of Congress today to urge them to vote no on the American Health Care Act.

Action Alert Tell Congress: Militarism Is Not Our Priority 

President Donald Trump today proposed a budget that would diminish government by cutting programs that serve people in every community while pouring tens of billions of dollars into the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security.

Background Understanding the Serious Flaws in the American Health Care Act  

Republican leaders in Congress are rapidly moving a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) would dramatically change America’s health care system for the worse.

Action Alert Congress Voting Soon to Repeal Affordable Care Act 

Congress is moving fast to strip health coverage from low-income and vulnerable people, making health care far less affordable than even before the ACA. They're working to pass the bill into law before Friday, April 7, and every member of Congress is deciding how they'll vote right now.

Legislative Ask Protect Health Care for All 

Ensuring access to affordable, quality health care is the very definition of a public good—a service that can’t be adequately provided by private interests but that is necessary to benefit everyone.

Legislative Ask Protect Medicaid and SNAP 

We want to live in a world where all people have three meals a day, a roof over their heads, access to quality health care, and the opportunity to live with dignity. But for too many people that isn’t the reality today.

Washington Newsletter Protecting Health Care for All 

Affordable health care should be available to everyone. Yet congressional leaders propose to dismantle the network of federal programs that defray health care costs for millions of families, including some of the most vulnerable people in our communities.

Washington Newsletter Race and Economic Justice 

People of color have often been excluded—explicitly or implicitly—from the paths to economic prosperity in our country. These systemic disparities are also a factor in why people of color disproportionately live in poverty, when compared to white Americans.

Washington Newsletter Keeping Food on the Table 

As a nation, we should be talking about to learn from and strengthen effective programs such as SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, not how to cut them.

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