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Organizing for Action: We’re the people who don’t just support progressive change—we’re fighting for it.


Changing the conversation on climate

You don’t have to be a decision maker to make a difference.

You don’t have to be a policy expert to take action.

The 2015 OFA Climate Leaders Summit demonstrated that climate change is an issue for everyone. This isn’t an exclusive club; everyone can contribute in a unique and deliberate way.

And that's true for any issue. You can start learning how to organize at any age and any skill level.

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Nearly 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day

Nearly 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day.

That works out to more than a quarter million each month.

One of the best measures of a country is how it treats its older citizens.

That's a challenge for America, but it's one our country can and should meet.

We must build on the progress we've already made to make sure that we safeguard the opportunity to retire for every American.

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When it comes to my health, I don't like to take any chances. Once I became a full-time graduate student, I had to go part-time at my job, and as a result, I got dropped from my insurance plan.



Oneida Rodriguez

2014 OFA Spring Fellow

Oneida Rodriguez wanted to get more involved in the progressive issues she cared about.