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It's troubling to see years of progress and hard work on the line, but here's how community organizers get through it: We take action.

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News Entries in grassroots organizing

  • Not just resolutions

    This movement is full of change-makers. We're bold. We fight for progress. And that's exactly what we need right now as we head into 2017.

    You know what's actually really awesome about this time of year?

    Knowing that OFA supporters aren't just making resolutions—they're out there making a difference.

    This time of year, I see it in full force, when stories flood in from people whose lives have literally been saved by being able to get health coverage through Obamacare—and from the OFA volunteers who are helping make that happen.

  • OFA campus organizers are building the future of organizing

    The latest Campus Organizing Summit in Miami just wrapped up. Check out the highlights from an incredible weekend of training, learning, and organizing!

    OFA is committed to training the next generation of organizers and community leaders. Students, in particular, play a crucial role in pushing for progressive change and moving our country forward.OFA recently hosted its second campus organizing summit to do just that. An incredible group of 27 campus leaders from 19 different campuses across 11 states joined together in Miami, FL, to learn from each other and improve their organizing skills.

  • Organizer Spotlight: Alejandro

    Organizer Spotlight: Alejandro

    No sleeping in for this college senior. He's too busy organizing for change.

    Not all college experiences are created equal. I honestly thought I was pretty involved as an undergrad, having been a member of the debate team and a volunteer at a local hospital. But when I look back at my own experience and compare it to some of the things OFA campus organizers are doing around the country, I'm blown away.

    Meet Alejandro, for example ...

  • The next generation of field managers

    Twenty-six fellows are ready to pursue leadership positions in field management across the progressive movement.

    The progressive movement needs skilled organizers on the front-lines. See how OFA's Field Management Professional Fellowship is equipping the next generation of organizers with the skills and tools they need to run effective organizing programs.