Advocacy & Outreach

Consumer Action works with organizations, legislators, regulators and law firms to further consumer rights and protections, through coalition work, testimony and amicus briefs. In this section, we present news of our activities.

  • Contact Training and Outreach

    Contact the Consumer Action Training & Outreach Department, includes staff listing, email and telephone.

  • Multicultural/Multilingual Outreach and Training

    Consumer Action provides educational materials, training and support to an extensive network of community-based organizations nationwide.

  • Outreach and Training Web Pages

    Visit the Outreach and Training section of our web site, where departments staffers post news, best practices, training tips and more.

  • UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund v. AbbVie, Inc.

    Consumer Action and the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) filed an amicus brief in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that pharmaceutical company AbbVie’s actions to extend its patents on Humira (which can reduce symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis) are costing Americans billions of dollars.

  • United States v. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)

    Consumer Action has joined an amicus brief in support of the Department of Justice in its effort to ensure that powerful music publishers and performing rights organizations are held to a seven-decades-old antitrust consent decree.



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