The Prescription Access Litigation (PAL) coalition includes more than 125 organizations working to end illegal pharmaceutical industry practices. Coalition members participate in PAL's work by joining class action lawsuits as plaintiffs, educating their members about the pharmaceutical industry's tactics, publicizing PAL projects and successes, and joining "friend of the Court" briefs or regulatory testimony/comments submitted by PAL.
There are no membership dues or charges for organizations joining the PAL coalition. If your organization is interested in joining the PAL coalition, please contact us.
Breast Cancer Action (BCAction) is a national, feminist grassroots education and advocacy organization working to end the breast cancer epidemic. - See more at:
The California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) is a statewide nonprofit organization that unites retired workers and community groups to win social and economic justice, full civil rights, and a better, more secure future for ourselves, our families, and future generations.
The California Citizens for Health Freedom's mission is to protect and expand the right of citizens to have access to alternative medicine, natural treatments, natural nutritional products and to have a toxic free environment.
CALPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
The Congress of California Seniors (CCS), founded in 1977, is a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization and is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(4) California corporation.
Council on Aging Services for Seniors is a private 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which has been providing services for Sonoma County citizens over the age of 60 since 1966.
The Greenlining Institute works to bring the American Dream within reach of all, regardless of race or income. In a nation where people of color will make up the majority of our population by 2040, we believe that America will prosper only if communities of color prosper.
The Mission of Legal Assistnace to the Elderly is to ensure Elders and younger individuals with disabilities residing in San Francisco the ability to exercise their legal rights and fully access to all benefits and services to which they are entitled.
Gray Panthers is a local and national organization of individuals dedicated to social change. We welcome members of all ages who wish to work together on the tough problems which effect everyone of all generations.
Senior Action Network (SAN) is a citywide federation of senior organizations working to improve the lives of San Francisco's seniors and all our city's residents. We are an umbrella coalition of over 150 member organizations representing over 30,000 seniors and persons with disabilities.
The Colorado Progressive Coalition fights, builds and wins progressive changes benefiting Colorado voices that refuse to be marginalized. A state-based, member-driven group since 1996, we are one of Colorado's most successful non-profit advocate organizations, credited with major victories in our focus areas of civil, social, racial, health, and economic justice.
CoPIRG, Colorado Public Interest Research Group, is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
From its inception the Annie Appleseed Project decided to Challenge the Existing treatment paradigm, to Question the existing research methods and subjects, and to Propose new directions for both ending with true Integrative Oncology.
The Florida Alliance for Retired Americans (FLARA), a non-profit organization based in Wellington, Florida, actively pursues and promotes legislation and public policies that are in the best interest of current and future retired Floridians.
Florida CHAIN is a statewide consumer health advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health of all Floridians by promoting access to affordable, quality health care. We fulfill the critical role of building the capacities for and linking consumer, community and service organizations with health care advocacy. We provide policy education, collaborative networking, training, and communications and organizing tools to the public, allied partners, media and policy makers.
The Campaign for Better Health Care is a coalition of organizations and individuals, working to help create and advocate for an accessible, quality health care system that provides for all.
The Champaign County Health Care Consumers is a citizen action organization, founded on the premise of participatory democracy and the belief that meaningful reforms in the health care system will come only with the active involvement of consumers.
Citizen Action/Illinois is the state's largest public interest organization. Building on over a decade of experience, Citizen Action/Illinois is a key player in the fight for social and economic justice at the state and national levels.
Illinois PIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
Consumers for Affordable Health Care is a Maine advocacy organization that strives to ensure a strong consumer voice in decision making at all levels and in all forums in order to advocate for a consumer-oriented health system in Maine and the United States.
MPA's purpose is to bring individuals and organizations together to realize shared goals. We focus on leadership development to increase the number of citizen leaders prepared to work for positive social change.
Maine People's Resource Center, a 501(c)(3) organization, was formed in 1984 with the goal of teaching everyday people the skills to participate in the decision-making processes that affect their daily lives. MPRC is widely recognized for its effectiveness in engaging Mainers in organizing for social change, many of whom have never been involved in community issues or the political process.
Action for Boston Community Development is Boston's antipoverty agency, serving more than 87,000 low-income Greater Boston residents in 2012 through its city-wide network of neighborhood-based organizations. ABCD provides innovative, timely programs that promote upward mobility and a higher quality of life for people and communities.
At Commonwealth Care Alliance, our mission is to provide the best possible care, tailored individually to the members we serve throughout Massachusetts – elders and people across the age spectrum with special healthcare needs.
Health Care For All (HCFA) seeks to create a consumer-centered health care system that provides comprehensive, affordable, accessible, culturally competent, high quality care and consumer education for everyone, especially the most vulnerable. We work to achieve this as leaders in public policy, advocacy, education and service to consumers in Massachusetts.
Health Law Advocates (HLA) is a 501(c)(3) public interest law firm whose mission is to provide pro bono legal representation to low-income residents experiencing difficulty accessing or paying for needed medical services. HLA is committed to ensuring universal access to quality health care in Massachusetts, particularly for those who are most at risk due to such factors as race, gender, disability, age, or geographic location. With its partner organization, Health Care For All, HLA combines legal expertise with grassroots organizing and policy reform to advance the statewide movement for universal health care access.
The Health and Welfare Fund provides for a comprehensive insurance benefit plan for eligible members and their families.
The IUOE is a progressive, diversified trade union which primarily represents Operating Engineers who work as heavy equipment operators, mechanics, and surveyors in the construction industry, and Stationary Engineers, who work in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes, and in the service industries. The IUOE also represents health industry workers as well as significant numbers of public employees engaged in a wide variety of occupations.
The Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition is dedicated to preventing environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy.
MASSPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) began in 1881 when 36 carpenters from 11 cities formed a national union with a constitution, a structure and two thousand members.
Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS), also known as the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, is a global nonprofit, public interest organization based in Cambridge, Mass. OBOS promotes accurate, evidence-based information on girls' and women's reproductive health and sexuality, and addresses the social, economic and political conditions that affect health care access and quality of care.
Pipefitters Local 537 install piping systems that carry hot water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases needed for industrial production or other uses. We install both high and low pressure systems in Industrial and Commercial Facilities.
Coalition Members: ABCD Health Services, Boston Building Service Employee Trust Fund (SEIU Local 615),Commonwealth Care Alliance, Community Catalyst, IUOE Local 4 Health and Welfare Fund, IUOE Local 98, Health Care For All, Health Law Advocates, Lynn Health Task Force,Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, MASSPIRG, Massachusetts Senior Action Council, New England Regional Council of Carpenters, Our Bodies Ourselves, Pipefitter's Local 537 Trust Funds, SEIU Local 615, Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 17 Insurance Fund, TeamstersCare, Women's Health Institute
SEIU Local 615 is a property services union that represents 18,000 workers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, including janitors, security officers, maintenance and custodial workers, and window cleaners.
The Teamsters Union 25 Health Services & Insurance Plan is a Taft-Hartley Trust Fund qualified under Section 501[c] of the Internal Revenue Code.
A nonprofit network of 17 public interest justice centers in the United States and Mexico, Appleseed is dedicated to building a society in which opportunities are genuine, access to the law is universal and equal, and government advances the public interest.
As the state's largest citizen watchdog coalition, New Jersey Citizen Action works to protect and expand the rights of individuals and families and to ensure that government officials respond to the needs of people rather than the interests of those with money and power.
NJPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
Commercial Alert's mission is to keep the commercial culture within its proper sphere, and to prevent it from exploiting children and subverting the higher values of family, community, environmental integrity and democracy.
When consumers are cheated or the voices of ordinary citizens are drowned out by special interest lobbyists, OSPIRG speaks up and takes action. We uncover threats to public health and wellbeing and fight to end them, using the time-tested tools of investigative research, media exposés, grassroots organizing, advocacy and litigation. OSPIRG’s mission is to deliver persistent, result-oriented public interest activism that protects consumers, encourages a fair, sustainable economy, and fosters responsive, democratic government.
SEIU has long been working to improve access to quality, affordable healthcare for our members and working families both locally and across our country.
We are an organization of more than 55,000 women and men who, by joining together, are achieving what we cannot accomplish alone. By standing together, we have a voice in our contracts and our daily work lives. SEIU Local 503’s focus is to stop cuts to important services, create good jobs and achieve a better standard of living—including improved healthcare and retirement security—for all working people.
The Consumer Health Coalition believes that access to quality, affordable health care, and ultimately good health and wellness, are critical to a person’s ability to reach his or her potential. We also know that people experience disparate ’starting points’ or access to resources that are unfortunately correlated with socioeconomic status, racial or ethnic background, and disability status.
PennPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
The mission of the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy dignity, personal fulfillment and family security as senior citizens.
Pennsylvania Health Access Network is a statewide coalition of organizations working to protect high quality health insurance coverage for individuals and businesses and to expand coverage to the uninsured.
With over 40,000 members, Washington CAN! is the state’s largest grassroots community organization. Together we work to achieve racial, social, and economic justice in our state and nation. Our strength as an organization depends on our members’ involvement. We believe that we can only achieve our goals when people take action for justice.
WashPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society.
The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups is a nonprofit, nonpartisan statewide membership organization founded in 1978. CWAG’s mission is to improve the quality of life for people of all ages through: intergenerational understanding and leadership development, public education, legal and legislative advocacy and public policy development.
Citizen Action of Wisconsin organizes people to make Wisconsin a better place to live and work. Citizen Action employs an integrated strategy of grassroots organizing, public education, earned media, professional research, voter engagement, and political lobbying to advance progressive values and shape the public and political debate around health care, economic development, and consumer protection.