The Americans for Tax Fairness online "flash-mob" campaign "We need #JobsNotCuts" is part of a national Jan. 30 Day of Action.
Looking out at a sea of humanity, Obama delivered what is widely being described as a progressive call to action based on the theme that the nation is stronger when people act together.
After the abduction of her mother by ICE Jan. 10, Erika Andiola got in touch with other immigrants' rights activists, and within hours a nationwide network was mobilized.
One million New Yorkers can't take a day off when they're sick. A bill would make sure they earn paid sick days and would prevent workers from losing their jobs just because they or their children get sick.
Candlelight vigils were held nationwide mourning the victims of the Dec. 14 massacre. They promised hope for a national conversation and vows for action on mental health care and gun control.
DREAMers formed the largest-ever gathering of undocumented youth this Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 at the national United We Dream conference in Kansas City, Mo.
Billboards targeting African-American, Latino and low-income neighborhoods began coming down after the anonymous sponsor said it would not reveal its identity, Clear Channel, the billboards' owner said.
Residents from throughout Oakland called on city leaders to take immediate steps to end gun violence that has cost some 85 lives in the city so far this year,
Organized by the Community Alliance for the Homeless, and part of the city and county plans to end homelessness, the event brought together over 825 volunteers and 1,200 people seeking services.
One of the last Communist Party USA members from the "Greatest Generation" of World War II, Bernice Blohm Diskin, passed away June 25 at age 91.