Get mad. Then get organized.
It is natural in this moment to feel scared, to feel sad, to feel angry. Instead of letting those feelings overwhelm you, we can use them to organizer for the world we want to live in.
As our nation grapples with rapidly rising numbers of COVID-19 infections, states across the country are confronting major challenges in limiting the spread of the virus as well as in mitigating the devastating financial effects that this pandemic is taking on individuals, families, businesses, and the economy as a whole. At a time when millions of jobs have been lost, leaders from all levels of government have a responsibility to do everything within their power to protect our communities, particularly the unhoused and housing-insecure populations.
Understand who makes decisions and what they can do.
Get everyone on the same page with a strong message.
Explain the strike to your landlord and invite them to join the fight.
Unpacks what a rent strike is and how it’s worked (powerpoint).
Demand action on the federal level using this template demand letter.
Demand action of city/county boards using this template letter.
Demand action of local courts using this template letter.
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