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A day of service

For OFA volunteers, Monday wasn't just a holiday.

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  • 41 years since Roe v. Wade

    It's time to recommit to protecting women's access to safe, legal reproductive care.

    "We reaffirm our steadfast commitment to protecting a woman’s access to safe, affordable health care and her constitutional right to privacy, including the right to reproductive freedom." —President Barack Obama, January 22nd, 2014

  • A health care story you need to hear

    Before health care reform, Renee had to face cancer without the coverage she needed.

    Now—thanks to the Affordable Care Act—Renee will have the peace of mind of knowing she can't be denied coverage, and she won't have to face limits on her care.

  • Every hard-working American deserves affordable care

    Read Holly's story of survival.

    I'm a grateful mother, a loving daughter, a hard-working American, and a cancer survivor. The last three years of my life have been hard, and I know so many can relate. But now I feel so happy I could shout.

  • 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.