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The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things

OFA recently screened "The Empowerment Project," presented by IndieFlix. The film follows the incredible journey of a crew of female filmmakers driving across America to encourage, empower, and inspire the next generation of strong women.

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  • Organizer, Fellow, Champion

    Recently honored at the White House as a Champion of Change, Diali says the OFA Professional Fellowship is “not like other trainings”

    Diali recently finished an OFA Digital Professional Fellowship – and was just named a White House Champion of Change.

  • Get the facts: Read the Truth Team Digest

    In this special edition of the Truth Team digest, we look at the week's most important stories around gun violence prevention.

    Read some important stories from the week that you don't want to miss.

    No fluff, just facts—that's the Truth Team way.

  • Demanding action on gun violence

    We've lost too many Americans to terrible acts of gun violence. Support organizers across the country who are fighting for reform.

    Show your support for organizers across the country as they continue to fight for progress on critical issues like gun violence prevention.

  • You + a friend + President Obama?

    Enter for a chance to meet the President at OFA's summit this November.

    If you want to see real change, you have to fight for it.

    Say you're ready to take on the big fights ahead, and you could win a chance to meet President Obama at OFA's fall summit—flight and hotel on us.

  • Another manufactured crisis

    Once again, extreme voices in Congress are using the budget debate to play a costly and irresponsible political game.

    There's a lot going on right now, but we can't lose track of this: As of today, Congress has just nine days left to avoid another government shutdown.

  • Fulfilling the Promise in Tucson

    Organizers all over the country are working to make sure everyone has the tools and skills to make their voices heard. Read the latest from Arizona.

    When it comes to making a difference in your own community, on issues big and small, you don't have to feel like you're sitting on the sidelines.

    Across the country, OFA volunteers are focused on Fulfilling the Promise, community organizing projects started by local OFA chapters to improve their communities on a local level.

    Read how this OFA chapter in Tuscan is working to save a vital youth education program from budget cuts.

  • Speaking up on the Iran deal

    "This little movement now has a life of its own."

    OFA volunteers recently visited their senators' offices to discuss the Iran deal. Here's what happened.

  • Fulfilling the Promise in Kansas City

    Organizers like me are working to make sure everyone has the tools and skills to make their voices heard.

    My organizing days began in Denver, Colorado, where I saw leaders come together for a common cause—using digital organizing skills to achieve their goals.

  • Add your name in support of overtime

    Today, only 8 percent of full-time salaried workers qualify for overtime. It's time to change that.

    Forty years ago, 62 percent of full-time salaried workers qualified for overtime. Today, only 8 percent qualify.

    Check out President Obama's proposal to expand overtime protections to millions of Americans and add your voice today.

  • President Obama: Stand up for women's rights

    The President sent a message to OFA supporters about the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Check it out.

    On Women's Equality Day, the President sent a reminder of how far we've come and how far we still have to go in the fight for progress and equality.

  • Get the facts: Read the Truth Team Digest

    The real deal on Iran, news from NASA, and more money saved by Obamacare. Here's a round up of this week's top news.

    Read some important stories from the week that you don't want to miss.

    No fluff, just facts—that's the Truth Team way.

  • There's no better time to fight than now

    As an intern at OFA, I've come to realize the importance of sharing my voice

    Just as OFA empowers thousands of people across the country to take action on issues close to their hearts, OFA has also empowered me to take the first steps to create change on issues that matter to me.

  • Get the facts: Read the OFA Truth Team Digest

    The economy, paid-leave, Iran, and more. Here's a round up of some of last week's news.

    A handful of important stories from last week that you don't want to miss.

    No fluff, just facts—that's the Truth Team way.

  • Training the next generation of digital leaders

    The first of four tracks of the OFA Professional Fellowship has come to an end. Get the inside scoop on the journey—and what comes next

    The OFA Professional Fellowship is a training and educational program that seeks to cultivate high quality talent by developing the skills of mid- and senior-level staff throughout the progressive movement—and it just wrapped up the inaugural track.

    Check out the first graduating class, who focused on improving their digital organizing skills.

  • Join the conversation on Iran—add your name

    Everyone's talking about the Iran deal. Here's why it's so critical for you to stay informed.

    Earlier this month, the United States and its international partners finalized an agreement with Iran crafted to prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

    Many leading scientists and non-proliferation experts have already spoken up in support of the agreement, but the conversation is far from over.

    The heated rhetoric about this deal started before it was even finalized. Stay informed and add your voice to the conversation.