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  • Science is winning

    When the polar vortex hit last week, the usual suspects tried to claim it disproves climate change—but they probably weren't expecting what happened next.

    Together, we're successfully changing the conversation on climate.

  • What we mean when we say "affordable" health care

    Financial assistance is available to about 6 in 10 uninsured Americans—are you one of them?

    Over the weekend, I was shocked to find out that nearly 7 out of 10 people don't know that financial assistance is available for health insurance via the new health insurance marketplace. In less than a minute, you can see how much you might save by using this handy cost calculator.

  • Being covered on February 1st: Volunteers spread the word

    OFA volunteers hit the streets to make sure folks know how to be covered on February 1st.

    Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans can now get a better deal on health insurance. Last weekend, OFA volunteers set out to make sure folks in their community got the facts they needed to #GetCovered.

  • OFA's strategy on immigration reform

    Watch OFA's immigration campaign manager Pedro Morillas explain.

    It's 2014—there's no excuse for Speaker Boehner and House leaders to ignore immigration reform any longer.

  • Keep fighting to protect health care reform

    When you are battling a chronic illness, knowing you have insurance gives you peace of mind.

    Before the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance market was a place where consumers had almost no voice—illnesses or accidents could mean financial and personal ruin. I'm proud that our country is moving forward to correct what was so obviously wrong.

  • This is why health care reform matters

    You're going to want to read these stories.

    On January 1st, new coverage and protections kicked in for millions of Americans, giving them the security they deserve. Right now, because of the Affordable Care Act, things are getting a little bit better for a whole lot of people. That's a big deal.

  • Want to make a difference?

    Be a part of OFA’s biggest fellows program ever.

    This spring, learn new organizing skills, advance the issues that matter to you most, and make a lasting impact on your community as an OFA Spring Fellow.


  • Tell Congress to do right by the American worker

    The Senate has taken the first step toward renewing unemployment insurance, but passage is far from assured.

    Unemployment insurance is a safety net set up to protect us from the crises we can't see coming. And when we fall on tough times, we rally together—we don't turn our backs on one another. That's what unemployment insurance is about.

  • OFA's 13 favorite #StandWithWomen organizing moments of 2013

    In 2013, Women took a stand—and not just in pink shoes

    We stand with women by fighting for economic security, protecting access to health care, and supporting women’s leadership across the country. This year—from North Carolina to Texas to Albuquerque, New Mexico—OFA volunteers took a stand—pink shoes and all.

  • OFA's 13 favorite immigration reform organizing moments of 2013

    From one on one conversations to powerful public displays of support, OFA volunteers fought for reform in 2013.

    We came a long way toward achieving comprehensive immigration reform in 2013, including passing a landmark bill in the Senate. Take a look at OFA organizers' favorite moments in the fight for reform this year


  • Want a free trip to D.C.?

    Donate by midnight to be automatically entered to win.

    Give $5 or more to OFA today to become a founding member, and be automatically entered to win a trip to our birthday party.

  • Did you see President Obama's note?

    "We're never going back."

    "Fundamental change like this doesn't happen just because people believe it's the right thing to do," said President Obama. "It happens because people like you, and organizations like OFA, fight for it—no matter how hard it gets."

  • OFA's 13 favorite #ActOnClimate organizing moments of 2013

    97% of scientists believe climate change is real and man-made—this year OFA volunteers worked to make sure Congress is listening.

    In 2013, OFA volunteers delivered unicorn statues, called out climate deniers, and helped educate their communities in order to change the debate on climate change. Take a look at our 13 favorite climate organizing moments of 2013, as chosen by organizers themselves.