Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Courage is not the absence of fear. It is going forward with the face of fear.

— Abraham Lincoln

Education Action Team

The Education Action Team seeks to keep uphold the values of access, equity and opportunity for all students through a vigorous system of public education. We do so by fighting private and corporate use of education funds, overall reduction of education funding, and threats to access, equity and civil rights.

If you are interested in learning more reach us at


  • Privatization
  • Education Funding
  • Equity/Access/Civil Rights


  • Oppose Betsy DeVos Nomination

Tell the FCC not to kill Net Neutrality

FCC Chair Ajit Pai - a former Verizon lawyer - is about to let his corporate Internet pals roll out "fast lanes" for sites & apps that pay, and slow everything else to a crawl. Giant monopolies could control the Internet, forever. To stop him, we have to flood the FCC with comments.
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Keep Calling Against New Version of Healthcare Bill

Despite overwhelming opposition and a failed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), House Republicans are now working to get enough votes to pass Trumpcare with an amendment – the MacArthur/Meadows Amendment, co-sponsored by our own District 11 Representative Mark Meadows – that makes a bad bill even worse. If passed, the MacArthur/Meadows version…
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Vision: A system of public education that supports a strong democracy.

Mission: Stop efforts to divert public education funds through vouchers and similar efforts.


Education Funding

Vision: Public schools with the funds needed to equitably serve all students.

Mission: Support strong public funding of public schools and increase funding to North Carolina schools.


Equity/Access/Civil Rights

Vision: Equitable access to a strong public education for all students.

Mission: Oppose efforts to reduce the strength of the US Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights while promoting federal support for equity within and between states for all students.