Action Alerts


Tell your Senators: Vote NO on giant tax-giveaways, cuts to health care. The Senate will take up a bill as early as the week of Monday, Nov. 27 that would provide trillions of dollars in tax breaks to millionaires and wealthy corporations, and would eliminate the individual mandate, a cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act. We must defeat this massive give-away to the rich, which will be paid for by cuts to programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, education, SNAP, housing, job training low-income tax credits, and so many others that help struggling families make ends meet. Click here to email your Senators.

Take action locally.  Our friends at Indivisible have created this handy guide that lists anti-tax cut rallies happening across the U.S.

Call your member of Congress.  CHN joins Americans for Tax Fairness and a broad range of organizations in the “Not One Penny” campaign to ask everyone to call this number – 877-795-7862 – and tell their members of Congress to vote against this plan. When you call the number, you will be asked for your zip code, and then you will directly be connected to your congressional representative’s office.

Alternately, you can visit this web site, select the member of Congress you wish to contact, and enter your phone number and zip code.  You then will be connected with the office of the Representative or Senator you selected.

Want to tweet at your Representative or Senators in Congress? Click here to look up your Representative’s twitter handle; click here for a list of Senators’ Twitter handles.


Over 1,500 groups signed a letter demanding that    Congress pass a budget that invests in all.

View the letter and see the signers. It’s not too late for your organization to sign the letter

Members of Congress are considering carrying out Trumpean budget cuts – slashing programs our communities rely on, including food aid through SNAP, rental assistance, safeguards for clean air and water, and even deeper cuts in Medicaid than those in the health care repeal.

The more than 1,500 groups, from every state, include faith groups, service providers, and experts and advocates concerned with children, seniors, women, workers, communities of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, the environment, education, housing, nutrition, and health.  They represent millions of people.

 Make Sure That Your Member of Congress Sees The Letter and Knows You Want to Stop the Cuts

Please take these actions (some or all):

If You Are On Social Media:

Tweet at your members of Congress. You can use the sample tweet below or create your own (do separate tweets for each of your senators and for your representative).

[insert your Senators’ and Rep’s twitter handle]  I’m a constituent and join with 1500 groups:  the budget should invest not cut: http://ow.ly/Mgis30doRu4 #HandsOff

Find Your Senators’ Twitter Handles

Find Your Representative’s Twitter Handle

Post on your Members of Congress’ Facebook walls using the language below (this works if you’re a friend.)

Dear [@Representative/@Senator], I agree with over 1,500 groups nationwide that signed a letter urging you to reject budget cuts that would hurt [your state’s name].  Please read the letter:  http://ow.ly/Mgis30doRu4.  #handsoff the health, jobs, and future of millions.

If You Are Not on Social Media, you can still e-mail your members of Congress by clicking here. 

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If you would like to post an action, please contact Brittany Burnam at bburnam@chn.org.