FLASHBACK: THE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
On December 1st, folks across the country joined together for our first first National Day of Action, organizing over 100 events in 30 states less than one month after the election.
Read about some of our favorite actions, and then call your representative and tell them what you think of their vote on the fiscal cliff bill.
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 who could forget: Iowans caroled for tax fairness.