• Looking for a leader on immigration in the House

    OFA calls on seven more lawmakers to act on reform.

    Today we're going public with the next seven names on our list of representatives who can play a key role in passing reform. These legislators have a choice: side with their constituents and be leaders on reform, or defend the broken status quo.

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    Immigration
  • "I really believe in this"

    For a small business owner in New York, Obamacare means better coverage, a bigger network, and serious savings.

    Jarred saw his family’s monthly health insurance premiums increase by double digits for each of the past four years, so he jumped at the chance to sign up for coverage on the new marketplace and he was thrilled to find a more comprehensive plan with a bigger network of doctors for less than he pays now. read more »
    This Is Why Health Care
  • Why I volunteer

    It's our job to make sure those we love have the facts they need to make smart choices.

    OFA volunteers hail from communities across the country, and each has a unique story and reason why they got involved. read more »
    Health Care
  • This Thanksgiving, remember the millions of Americans who struggle with hunger

    Slashing nutrition assistance programs harms hard-working Americans, children, veterans, and our economy.

    When someone says "Thanksgiving," many of us think of stuffing our faces with turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce as we sit around the table with our loved ones. But for the 49 million Americans who struggle with hunger, the holiday season only accentuates the reality of their situation. read more »
    Economic Security Economy and jobs
  • Standing in solidarity for immigration reform

    A group of activists has set up camp at the foot of the Capitol.

    The strength and bravery of the individuals on the National Mall right now stands in stark contrast to the stalling and foot dragging in the House of Representatives. Their activities on the ground have sparked solidarity across the country, and prompted visits from leaders as diverse as Vice President Joe Biden, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, and Representative Jeff Denham. read more »
    Immigration
  • Chatting about the minimum wage and women

    Two-thirds of minimum wage workers are women.

    Women are increasingly the breadwinners for their families, which makes understanding which factors play a role in women’s economic security even more important. Last week, OFA's campaign manager for women's issues Kaili Lambe and Julie Vogtman from the National Women's Law Center got on Facebook to chat live with supporters. read more »
    Minimum Wage Economy and jobs Women
  • Who would you thank for climate action this Thanksgiving?

    Join the conversation on Twitter.

    Today OFA and climate activist groups across the country are all taking some time to tweet out some #ClimateThanks to people who deserve it. This is a moment to thank the people who have led or organized the efforts to tackle the threat of climate change. read more »
    Climate Environment
  • Tonight: Chat about the minimum wage on Facebook

    Together let's take a deeper look at how raising the minimum wage would help women.

    Two-thirds of minimum wage workers are women. That's why tonight we're jumping on Facebook to chat about the history of the minimum wage, what the minimum wage is in different states, and what raising the minimum wage would mean for women. read more »
    Minimum Wage Women
  • Roll Call: These House members need to lead on immigration reform

    Here are five more members of Congress who need to take action.

    These members of Congress can either stand with the American people or stand in the way. And let’s be clear: There is no gray area. The House's inaction is hurting American families and costing our economy millions every day.

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    Immigration
  • Voters stand with women in Albuquerque

    Record turnout gives women's rights a victory.

    Yesterday, Albuquerque voters soundly rejected a measure that would have placed the government squarely between women and their doctors. With early vote totals nearly doubling the number of early votes cast in the mayoral race last month, and some voters waiting up to an hour to vote yesterday, Albuquerque residents sent a message to anyone who doesn't respect women's rights. read more »
    Women
  • #GetTalking to help people #GetCovered

    OFA volunteers train community members on how to spread the word about Obamacare.

    Organizing for Action held a nationwide training day to prepare community members to discuss health care with their loved ones over the holidays. Volunteer hosts organized educational sessions and shared tools and resources to talk about how the Affordable Care Act is working for millions of Americans.


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    Health Care
  • We can't afford not to act on immigration reform

    We've lost $5.3 billion ... and counting.

    It has been more than 143 days since the Senate passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill, but the House of Representatives has refused to act. Every day the House stalls, the government loses $37 million.

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    Immigration