THE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
over 100 events in 30 states
There was way too much action happening this weekend to cover in one post, but here are a few of our favorite highlights. Check it out and share with as many people as you can.
Activists made news in Grand Junction, Colorado.
In California, the numbers tell the tale: 15,000 calls. 464 volunteers. 38 phone banks from San Francisco to San Diego.
Small business owners and concerned citizens in Raleigh, North Carolina spent the Day of Action writing letters to their representatives in Congress.
Tennesseans described what $2,200 in tax cuts would mean for them, from investing in small business to paying for children’s tuition.
Bostonians braved the weather to send a message to Senator Scott Brown: Put the middle class ahead of millionaires.
Activists in Beacon, New York, hung a banner on Interstate 84 encouraging citizens to call their representatives.
Small business owners and activists explained the importance of taking action and supporting middle class families.
New Yorkers surprised Congressman Chris Gibson (R-NY) while he was visiting the Kingston Winter Farmers Market.
Tennesseans wrote letters to Congress to protect the middle class and let tax breaks for the wealthiest 2% expire.
In Corning, New York, business owners urged Congress to support the middle class.
Duluth Mayor Don Ness joined concerned Minnesotans at a Day of Action event
And finally, a fan favorite: Iowans caroled for tax fairness.
Click through our interactive Action Map for more highlights from across the country.
Local News Coverage
Activists across the country sent a powerful message: We must extend tax cuts for the middle class and end them for the richest 2%. Watch these videos to see what local news stations had to say about The Action.
Scroll through these photos of Americans fighting for the middle class by taking action in their communities.