Action NC is a grassroots community organization that empowers low to moderate-income communities to take action and win victories on issues of concern to our communities.

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Action NC · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 4:31 PM

Sept. 29 Real Talk Conversation: Mask or Unmask?

Friend -- You are invited to participate in “Real Talk: Mask or Unmask?” a conversation about COVID-19 testing and treatment on Wednesday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m.  REGISTER We all have questions and concerns as we continue navigating the pandemic. This panel will include up-to…
Action NC · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 4:31 PM

Sept. 29 Real Talk Conversation: Mask or Unmask?

Friend -- You are invited to participate in “Real Talk: Mask or Unmask?” a conversation about COVID-19 testing and treatment on Wednesday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m.  REGISTER We all have questions and concerns as we continue navigating the pandemic. This panel will include up-to…
Action NC · [email protected]
August 26, 2021 at 7:25 PM

1st National Renters Rising Call!

? ? Friend -- It has been quite a month for many across the US regarding what to do to stay safely in their homes after the last-minute extension of a weakened federal eviction moratorium. One thing is for sure, we cannot continue to be in limbo and wondering where we are going to lay our …
Action NC · [email protected]
August 26, 2021 at 7:25 PM

1st National Renters Rising Call!

? ? Friend -- It has been quite a month for many across the US regarding what to do to stay safely in their homes after the last-minute extension of a weakened federal eviction moratorium. One thing is for sure, we cannot continue to be in limbo and wondering where we are going to lay our …
Action NC · [email protected]
August 24, 2021 at 5:48 PM

Tell Gov. Cooper to reject yet another effort to put vulnerable renters at risk — VETO HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues

Friend -- Tell Gov. Cooper to reject yet another effort to put vulnerable renters at risk — VETO HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues puts vulnerable tenants at risk by taking away important rights that have been in place in NC for 30 years.    The COVID-19 …
Action NC · [email protected]
August 24, 2021 at 5:48 PM

Tell Gov. Cooper to reject yet another effort to put vulnerable renters at risk — VETO HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues

Friend -- Tell Gov. Cooper to reject yet another effort to put vulnerable renters at risk — VETO HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues puts vulnerable tenants at risk by taking away important rights that have been in place in NC for 30 years.    The COVID-19 …
Action NC · [email protected]
August 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Action Alert----Please call about attacks on voting rights and elections

Friend -- The North Carolina House of Representatives' version of the state budget was released today and will likely be voted on in that chamber as early as Wednesday. It contains attacks on our current election administration, as part of a national effort to delegitimize our election proce…
Action NC · [email protected]
August 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Action Alert----Please call about attacks on voting rights and elections

Friend -- The North Carolina House of Representatives' version of the state budget was released today and will likely be voted on in that chamber as early as Wednesday. It contains attacks on our current election administration, as part of a national effort to delegitimize our election proce…
Action NC · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 8:35 PM

Protect Hotel Tenant Rights!

Friend -- Tell lawmakers to reject HB352 that puts vulnerable renters at risk. HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues?will be heard in Senate Judiciary Committee on?Tuesday, August?10, at?11:00 p.m. in Room 544 of the Legislative Office Building. This bill puts vulnerable tenants at ris…
Action NC · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 8:35 PM

Protect Hotel Tenant Rights!

Friend -- Tell lawmakers to reject HB352 that puts vulnerable renters at risk. HB 352 Hotel Safety Issues?will be heard in Senate Judiciary Committee on?Tuesday, August?10, at?11:00 p.m. in Room 544 of the Legislative Office Building. This bill puts vulnerable tenants at ris…
Action NC · [email protected]
July 27, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Happy Birthday Medicare and Medicaid

Friend -- Join us to celebrate the birthday of two of the best things our nation has done for the American people--Medicaid and Medicare. We'll discuss all the good these programs do now, and proposed legislation in Raleigh and in Washington that would make them even better by closing the …
Action NC · [email protected]
July 27, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Happy Birthday Medicare and Medicaid

Friend -- Join us to celebrate the birthday of two of the best things our nation has done for the American people--Medicaid and Medicare. We'll discuss all the good these programs do now, and proposed legislation in Raleigh and in Washington that would make them even better by closing the …
Action NC · [email protected]
June 29, 2021 at 5:00 PM

MILLIONS suffering, BILLION$ Available - We need a People’s Budget Now

Friend -- On Tuesday morning, members of the People’s Budget Coalition plan on lifting up our voices publicly to demand a budget that addresses the needs of the people.  We need your help in making phone calls to elevate our voice for a People’s Budget.   Take Action: Phone calls to legisla…
Action NC · [email protected]
June 29, 2021 at 5:00 PM

MILLIONS suffering, BILLION$ Available - We need a People’s Budget Now

Friend -- On Tuesday morning, members of the People’s Budget Coalition plan on lifting up our voices publicly to demand a budget that addresses the needs of the people.  We need your help in making phone calls to elevate our voice for a People’s Budget.   Take Action: Phone calls to legisla…
Action NC · [email protected]
June 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Protect Hotel Tenant Rights!

ActionNC Friend -- We need your help to contact Governor Cooper and demand he veto HB 352 and HB 366, bills that put thousands of North Carolinian families living in hotels at risk of homelessness: Phone: (919) 814-2000 Twitter: @NC_Governor While the Covid pandemic sent millions…
Action NC · [email protected]
June 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Protect Hotel Tenant Rights!

ActionNC Friend -- We need your help to contact Governor Cooper and demand he veto HB 352 and HB 366, bills that put thousands of North Carolinian families living in hotels at risk of homelessness: Phone: (919) 814-2000 Twitter: @NC_Governor While the Covid pandemic sent millions…
Action NC · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 1:01 PM

CORRECTION! UPDATED CALL IN FOR BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH TOWN HALL

ActionNC Friend -- Please be advised the call-in number to join the Tele-Townhall tonight at 6:30 pm with Congresswoman Alma Adams and other great speakers has been updated to (866) 797-7446. We’ll be discussing important bills recently introduced in Washington and in Raleigh to …
Action NC · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM

CORRECTION! UPDATED CALL IN FOR BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH TOWN HALL

ActionNC Friend -- Please be advised the call-in number to join the Tele-Townhall tonight at 6:30 pm with Congresswoman Alma Adams and other great speakers has been updated to (866) 797-7446. We’ll be discussing important bills recently introduced in Washington and in Raleigh to …
Action NC · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Black Maternal Health Tele-Town Hall with Congresswoman Alma Adams

ActionNC Friend -- We’re excited to invite you to a Tele-Townhall tomorrow night, Thursday, April 8th at 6:30 pm with Congresswoman Alma Adams and other great speakers. We’ll be discussing important bills recently introduced in Washington and in Raleigh to improve Black Maternal …
Action NC · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Black Maternal Health Tele-Town Hall with Congresswoman Alma Adams

ActionNC Friend -- We’re excited to invite you to a Tele-Townhall tomorrow night, Thursday, April 8th at 6:30 pm with Congresswoman Alma Adams and other great speakers. We’ll be discussing important bills recently introduced in Washington and in Raleigh to improve Black Maternal …
Action NC · [email protected]
April 1, 2021 at 10:06 PM

Hear from Tenants Tonight!

ActionNC Friend -- Register from the link below or tune in through Facebook on Action NC and TORC pages! REGISTER: http://rebrand.ly/HousingRelief In solidarity, Action NChttp://www.actionnc.org/ Action NC organizes campaigns to promote gender, race and class equity. Your s…
Action NC · [email protected]
April 1, 2021 at 10:06 PM

Hear from Tenants Tonight!

ActionNC Friend -- Register from the link below or tune in through Facebook on Action NC and TORC pages! REGISTER: http://rebrand.ly/HousingRelief In solidarity, Action NChttp://www.actionnc.org/ Action NC organizes campaigns to promote gender, race and class equity. Your s…
Action NC · [email protected]
February 5, 2021 at 8:03 PM

Friday Updates from Action NC

ActionNC Friend -- The pandemic is killing our Latinx, Black, and immigrant communities! Despite suffering from higher COVID-19 infections and death rates, the number of people of color that have been vaccinated, relative to their white counterparts, is startlingly low. Making ma…
Action NC · [email protected]
February 5, 2021 at 8:01 PM

Friday Updates from Action NC

ActionNC Friend -- The pandemic is killing our Latinx, Black, and immigrant communities! Despite suffering from higher COVID-19 infections and death rates, the number of people of color that have been vaccinated, relative to their white counterparts, is startlingly low. Making ma…
Action NC · [email protected]
January 25, 2021 at 4:06 PM

New President, New Actions

ActionNC Friend -- Last week we celebrated as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took office. This week we take action through zoom calls, petitions, and support hotlines to ensure that our new administration aids the millions of people suffering from the pandem…
Action NC · [email protected]
January 25, 2021 at 4:03 PM

New President, New Actions

ActionNC Friend -- Last week we celebrated as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took office. This week we take action through zoom calls, petitions, and support hotlines to ensure that our new administration aids the millions of people suffering from the pandem…
Action NC · [email protected]
January 7, 2021 at 2:55 AM

We the people

ActionNC Friend Today the outcome of a free and fair election has been violently attacked at the US Capitol. This attack is the result not only of four years of dishonest and divisive leadership from our president, and those who have enabled him but also of many years of attempts…
Action NC · [email protected]
January 7, 2021 at 2:55 AM

We the people

ActionNC Friend Today the outcome of a free and fair election has been violently attacked at the US Capitol. This attack is the result not only of four years of dishonest and divisive leadership from our president, and those who have enabled him but also of many years of attempts…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 5:07 PM

Congratulations, you made it! We made it!

ActionNC Congratulations Friend, you made it! We made it! Today is December 31st, the last day of this challenging year. We have all survived so much. With so much to be thankful for and so much work to do in the coming year, we are asking you to join us today with a gift of 10.0…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 5:05 PM

Congratulations, you made it! We made it!

ActionNC Congratulations Friend, you made it! We made it! Today is December 31st, the last day of this challenging year. We have all survived so much. With so much to be thankful for and so much work to do in the coming year, we are asking you to join us today with a gift of 10.0…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 28, 2020 at 5:01 PM

Forward 2021

ActionNC Dear Friend  This has been a different kind of holiday season, and a different kind of year. We all have had to adapt. We all have had to be innovative and resilient to ensure that our work … our lives … our missions still had space to grow in this new normal.  Our expe…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Forward 2021

ActionNC Dear Friend  This has been a different kind of holiday season, and a different kind of year. We all have had to adapt. We all have had to be innovative and resilient to ensure that our work … our lives … our missions still had space to grow in this new normal.  Our expe…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 21, 2020 at 7:15 PM

We are resilient!

ActionNC Friend -- Donate: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ainc We Remember. We believe. We are resilient! This year will be one we will always remember. We will remember where we were when we first heard about this new virus “COVID- 19” We will remember when we first heard ab…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 20, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Keep Calling!

ActionNC Friend -- This weekend is an incredibly important two days to make sure our senators hear us and extend the Moratorium. Housing is not only a human right, but a public health issue and we can keep each other safe by calling Senator Burr (202-224-3154) and Senator Tillis …
Action NC · [email protected]
December 20, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Keep Calling!

ActionNC Friend -- This weekend is an incredibly important two days to make sure our senators hear us and extend the Moratorium. Housing is not only a human right, but a public health issue and we can keep each other safe by calling Senator Burr (202-224-3154) and Senator Tillis …
Action NC · [email protected]
December 19, 2020 at 3:03 PM

Urgent Action this Weekend

ActionNC Friend -- People over profit! North Carolina saw over 15,000 Covid cases directly linked to evictions this summer. That’s 304 preventable deaths if landlords abided by the CDC eviction Moratorium and allowed people to #StayAtHome. Now, landlords and Apartment Association…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 19, 2020 at 3:01 PM

Urgent Action this Weekend

ActionNC Friend -- People over profit! North Carolina saw over 15,000 Covid cases directly linked to evictions this summer. That’s 304 preventable deaths if landlords abided by the CDC eviction Moratorium and allowed people to #StayAtHome. Now, landlords and Apartment Association…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 6:01 PM

Time for rest!

ActionNC Friend -- We are all taking a breath right now, and that is a good thing! Over the last few months we have all given so much of our time and energy to promoting democracy and justice in our communities. And so, as we approach the end of the year we encourage you to stay …
Action NC · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 6:01 PM

Time for rest!

ActionNC Friend -- We are all taking a breath right now, and that is a good thing! Over the last few months we have all given so much of our time and energy to promoting democracy and justice in our communities. And so, as we approach the end of the year we encourage you to stay …
Action NC · [email protected]
December 8, 2020 at 4:18 PM

Take Action This Week!

ActionNC Friend -- We need Covid relief: Covid stimulus and relief benefits are set to end Dec 26 and 31, unless Congress passes the proposed $908 billion stimulus package. Call 1-888-754-9091 or text “COVID19” to 747464 to tell Senators Tillis and Burr that relief can’t wait! (I…
Action NC · [email protected]
December 8, 2020 at 4:18 PM

Take Action This Week!

ActionNC Friend -- We need Covid relief: Covid stimulus and relief benefits are set to end Dec 26 and 31, unless Congress passes the proposed $908 billion stimulus package. Call 1-888-754-9091 or text “COVID19” to 747464 to tell Senators Tillis and Burr that relief can’t wait! (I…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 14, 2020 at 4:00 PM

ACA is Alive and Well: Get Coverage Now!

ActionNC Friend -- It’s open enrollment season for the Affordable Care Act here in North Carolina. Open enrollment ends on December 15th. Anyone who needs insurance for 2021 can pick a plan now. If you need health insurance, and can’t get it from your job or you are unemployed --…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 14, 2020 at 4:00 PM

ACA is Alive and Well: Get Coverage Now!

ActionNC Friend -- It’s open enrollment season for the Affordable Care Act here in North Carolina. Open enrollment ends on December 15th. Anyone who needs insurance for 2021 can pick a plan now. If you need health insurance, and can’t get it from your job or you are unemployed --…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 11, 2020 at 4:39 PM

Housing & Eviction Prevention Applications due Today!

ActionNC Friend -- Rent and utilities assistance available for qualifying renters facing financial hardship due to COVID-19: apply online NOW at nc211.org/hope OR by calling 2-1-1 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. today. The application period for the N.C. Housing Opportunities and Preve…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 11, 2020 at 4:39 PM

Housing & Eviction Prevention Applications due Today!

ActionNC Friend -- Rent and utilities assistance available for qualifying renters facing financial hardship due to COVID-19: apply online NOW at nc211.org/hope OR by calling 2-1-1 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. today. The application period for the N.C. Housing Opportunities and Preve…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 5:51 PM

ACA Court Case Begins!

ActionNC Friend -- Supreme Court To Decide Life or Death for Hundreds of Millions of Americans Health Care Today the highest court in the country will begin reviewing legal arguments to end the Affordable Care Act. A decision will not be made today, but will likely occur between …
Action NC · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 5:51 PM

ACA Court Case Begins!

ActionNC Friend -- Supreme Court To Decide Life or Death for Hundreds of Millions of Americans Health Care Today the highest court in the country will begin reviewing legal arguments to end the Affordable Care Act. A decision will not be made today, but will likely occur between …
Action NC · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 1:09 AM

Count Every Vote!

ActionNC Friend -- COUNT EVERY VOTE The polls have closed. Maybe election results will become clear tonight, but most likely they won’t. One thing is for certain—everyone who has cast a ballot should have that ballot counted. Voter suppression efforts have been relentless in this…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 1:09 AM

Count Every Vote!

ActionNC Friend -- COUNT EVERY VOTE The polls have closed. Maybe election results will become clear tonight, but most likely they won’t. One thing is for certain—everyone who has cast a ballot should have that ballot counted. Voter suppression efforts have been relentless in this…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 4:49 PM

Election Day Info!

ActionNC Friend -- Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. If you're in line at 7:30 p.m. you will STILL be able to vote.? Find your election polling place here https://vt.ncsbe.gov/PPLkup/ If you are voting by mail and have not returned your ballot, you CANNOT not return your…