Extendpua.org is an archived website

Most pages were last updated in Summer of 2021.
Efforts to advocate for the unemployed are still ongoing. Please feel free to use the evergreen resources below.

The current state

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What you can do

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Your voice is essential.

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Customize our email directly to your Senators and Representative.

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President Biden sets the priorities for the next bill.

Tell him what you need here.

Tweet, message and slide into their DMs.

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We need stories to show the real impact and need.

Share yours here.

Learn how to pitch press, read interview tips,

or write use our template and tips to write a Letter to the Editor here.

Add your voice to the Rescue Agreement.

The pandemic is not industry specific. A relief package shouldn't be either. Relief for ALL now!

Advocate for retroactive and continued comprehensive Worker First relief.

Add your name here.

We need everyone to take action. @ExtendPUA

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Volunteer with us.

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We continue to fight for comprehensive pandemic relief for all people, but we acknowledge true relief will only come when all people are safe and secure, both from this pandemic, and with the eradication of systemic racism and the horrendous brutality it is perpetuating.


The Biden White House has authorized state governments to use ARP funds to continue pandemic UI programs in their states.

More info here

Click and send email to state governors and lawmakers here.

Give us a follow on Twitter for the most timely updates. @ExtendPUA. You can also find updates at ExtendPUA.org/updates

For anyone needing assistance with a claim check ExtendPUA.org/claimhelp

For all other assistance resources, check ExtendPUA.org/help

Donate to keep this site online! All of our work so far has been funded out of our own unemployed pockets and supplemented with a few donations. Thank you so much to those of you who donated so far. We are so grateful for you making this work possible. ExtendPUA.org/donate

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