We Need College For All

Aug 2, 2017

By Mike Hersh for Donna, Mike F, Judy, Dan, Janis, Deb, Amos, Dr. Bill, and Kim, your PDA National Team

Visit Your Representative!


This month, during the Summer for Progress, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) is organizing within a huge coalition for the People’s Platform—8 bills we’re urging all Democratic Representatives to cosponsor. One of the bills, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ and Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s College for All Act, would let millions of families afford college, benefiting the United States by ensuring that access to college is based on merit—rather than barred by exorbitant costs. We need your help now to gain support for the People’s Platform! Click here to watch a Video and Join a Summer for Progress Local Lobbying Team!

We Need To Pressure Congress This Month


PDA endorsed and worked to help elect Rep. Jayapal to Congress because we believed in her ability to lead and legislate. As the Representative for Washington’s 7th congressional district, she’s exceeded our lofty expectations. Not only has she joined the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), but her colleagues elected her First Vice Chair of the caucus. On top of that, she’s gone to work legislating for progress—sponsoring and cosponsoring the People’s Platform!

Join PDA and leading progressive organizers working on the Summer for Progress effort. We can’t do a thing without your help! Please click here to sign up to help organize an office visit at your Representative’s office.If your Representative is a Republican, please click here to join our phone team.

No time to volunteer? Click here to donate $20.18 / month or click here to donate another amount monthly to help PDA elect progressives like Rep. Jayapal to Congress in 2018. Your regular automatic donation helps us plan and budget most effectively. Click here to make a one-time donation. We gratefully accept any donation you can afford to make.

We need the College for All Act. It would let students attend community college for free, and eliminate tuition and fees at four-year public colleges and universities for students whose families earn less than $125,000 a year. That would help about fourth fifths of Americans. The legislation would also cut student loan interest rates in half, and let students refinance their loans whenever interest rates drop.

We need your help to make the case for the College for All Act and the seven other planks of the People’s Platform. Join a Summer for Progress Local Lobbying Team. Too busy to volunteer? Pitch in $500, $50, or whatever you can right now to help support our mobilizing for a Progressive Congressional majority.

In Solidarity,

Mike Hersh for Donna, Mike F, Judy, Dan, Janis, Deb, Amos, Dr. Bill, and Kim, your PDA National Team

P.S. Click here: to watch a Video and Join a Summer for Progress Local Lobbying Team!


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