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]
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. Makin…
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. Makin…
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 pa…
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 pa…
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 atte…
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 atte…
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 hear…
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 Til…
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 Til…
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 Associa…
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 Associa…
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 s…
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 s…
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…
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…
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 unemploye…
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 unemploye…
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 P…
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 P…
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 betw…
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 betw…
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Action NC · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 3:53 PM

Correction! re:We're in the Home Stretch

ActionNC Friend -- Correction to our last email: Ballots cannot be dropped off at polling places on Election Day! Instead ballots must be dropped off at the County Board of Elections office by 5pm tomorrow, Nov 3rd.? Find your County Board of Elections office here See you at …
Action NC · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 3:53 PM

Correction! re:We're in the Home Stretch

ActionNC Friend -- Correction to our last email: Ballots cannot be dropped off at polling places on Election Day! Instead ballots must be dropped off at the County Board of Elections office by 5pm tomorrow, Nov 3rd.? Find your County Board of Elections office here See you at …
Action NC · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 3:18 PM

We're in the Home Stretch!

ActionNC Friend -- Good morning!  We hope you had a great weekend. It was busy across North Carolina this weekend, 4,345,426 North Carolinians voted by the last day of early voting. Record numbers of people are ensuring that their voice is included in this, the vote of our li…
Action NC · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 3:18 PM

We're in the Home Stretch!

ActionNC Friend -- Good morning!  We hope you had a great weekend. It was busy across North Carolina this weekend, 4,345,426 North Carolinians voted by the last day of early voting. Record numbers of people are ensuring that their voice is included in this, the vote of our li…
Action NC · [email protected]
October 31, 2020 at 2:33 PM

Voting Tricks and Treats

ActionNC Friend -- It’s the last day of Early Voting! (And Halloween) It might be Halloween but we are not scared in NC. North Carolinians are showing up in record numbers during this early voting season. THANK YOU! Here are a few things you need to know Today is the last da…
Action NC · [email protected]
October 23, 2020 at 5:33 PM

Time To Vote!

ActionNC Friend -- Early voting is underway in North Carolina, and nearly 2.5 million voters have already cast their ballots! If you are one of them, congratulations! If not, you still have time; Early Voting runs through Saturday, October 31st. Find information about polling…
Action NC · [email protected]
October 23, 2020 at 5:33 PM

Time To Vote!

ActionNC Friend -- Early voting is underway in North Carolina, and nearly 2.5 million voters have already cast their ballots! If you are one of them, congratulations! If not, you still have time; Early Voting runs through Saturday, October 31st. Find information about polling…
Action NC · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 4:22 PM

Same-Day Voter Registration: Limited Time!

ActionNC Friend -- For those of you still making your voting plan, we wanted to offer information as a part of our Voter Info Series about another way to vote: Same-day registration. If you were unable to register to vote before the deadline, same-day registration allows you …
Action NC · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 4:21 PM

Same-Day Voter Registration: Limited Time!

ActionNC Friend -- For those of you still making your voting plan, we wanted to offer information as a part of our Voter Info Series about another way to vote: Same-day registration. If you were unable to register to vote before the deadline, same-day registration allows you …
Action NC · [email protected]
September 23, 2020 at 3:21 PM

Join Us Tonight!

ActionNC Friend -- OUR HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE ARE UNDER ATTACK! STAND UP, FIGHT BACK! Join us tonight to hear what we can do about it from Congressman David Price, Senator Natalie Murdock, NC Council on Women and Children’s Executive Director Mary Stover-Williams, and NC Justi…
Action NC · [email protected]
September 23, 2020 at 3:20 PM

Join Us Tonight!

ActionNC Friend -- OUR HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE ARE UNDER ATTACK! STAND UP, FIGHT BACK! Join us tonight to hear what we can do about it from Congressman David Price, Senator Natalie Murdock, NC Council on Women and Children’s Executive Director Mary Stover-Williams, and NC Justi…
Action NC · [email protected]
September 18, 2020 at 2:04 PM

Protect our Front Line

ActionNC Friend -- At a time when we need them most, our public service workers - nurses, EMS workers, sanitation workers, childcare providers, and many more - are in danger of receiving a pink slip due to massive state and local budget shortfalls caused by the pandemic. Whil…
Action NC · [email protected]
September 18, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Protect our Front Line

ActionNC Friend -- At a time when we need them most, our public service workers - nurses, EMS workers, sanitation workers, childcare providers, and many more - are in danger of receiving a pink slip due to massive state and local budget shortfalls caused by the pandemic. Whil…
Action NC · [email protected]
June 19, 2020 at 4:31 PM

Liberty and Justice for ALL

ActionNC Friend -- "In recent weeks, we have seen Black Americans give voice to the injustices and lack of respect they’ve endured since the founding of our country. Millions of non-Black protesters, in cities large and small, have now taken to the streets to amplify those c…
Action NC · [email protected]
June 19, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Liberty and Justice for ALL

ActionNC Friend -- "In recent weeks, we have seen Black Americans give voice to the injustices and lack of respect they’ve endured since the founding of our country. Millions of non-Black protesters, in cities large and small, have now taken to the streets to amplify those c…
Action NC · [email protected]
June 10, 2020 at 11:30 PM

Police Accountability is not an Ask!

ActionNC Friend -- Action NC’s mission is to promote racial justice and economic equity through grassroots education, base-building and leadership development, mobilization and direct action, and increased voter participation. To everyone who has turned out to lift up your v…
Action NC · [email protected]
June 10, 2020 at 11:29 PM

Police Accountability is not an Ask!

ActionNC Friend -- Action NC’s mission is to promote racial justice and economic equity through grassroots education, base-building and leadership development, mobilization and direct action, and increased voter participation. To everyone who has turned out to lift up your v…
Action NC · [email protected]
May 8, 2020 at 5:47 PM

The Census Matters to Our Communities

ActionNC Friend -- Stable communities are built on resources that provide for affordable housing, quality education, transportation options and access to healthcare. Federal and State funding for these resources rely on having an accurate count of the number of resident…
Action NC · [email protected]
May 8, 2020 at 5:47 PM

The Census Matters to Our Communities

ActionNC Friend -- Stable communities are built on resources that provide for affordable housing, quality education, transportation options and access to healthcare. Federal and State funding for these resources rely on having an accurate count of the number of resident…
Action NC · [email protected]
April 28, 2020 at 3:43 PM

TAKE ACTION TODAY to Expand Medicaid in NC

ActionNC Friend -- Today is the day of Medicaid Expansion Digital Advocacy Day! We are uniting online with advocates across North Carolina to welcome our lawmakers back to Raleigh with one simple message “Save Lives, Protect Hospitals, No Excuses, Expand Medicaid.” The Covid…
Action NC · [email protected]
April 28, 2020 at 3:43 PM

TAKE ACTION TODAY to Expand Medicaid in NC

ActionNC Friend -- Today is the day of Medicaid Expansion Digital Advocacy Day! We are uniting online with advocates across North Carolina to welcome our lawmakers back to Raleigh with one simple message “Save Lives, Protect Hospitals, No Excuses, Expand Medicaid.” The Covid…