These folks are why we can win on climate
Fired-up volunteers gathered for an advanced climate leaders training.
Over the first weekend in December, some of the most passionate organizers in the progressive movement from all over the country gathered at OFA headquarters for an advanced climate leaders
Over 60 volunteers participated in the in-depth training, covering topics like strategic planning, coalition building, and digital organizing. All these skills will help volunteers build and execute a strategy to help change the conversation on climate.
This is worth investing in
More than half a million people own a piece of what we're building.
The holiday season is an amazing time to see people at their best. The kindness of people coming together and generosity toward others sets December apart.
It's a time to chip in and support a great cause too. So many great groups across the country are worth your time and money—I hope you consider OFA among them. Take a moment to invest in this grassroots movement—chip in whatever you can today.
Building the next generation of progressive organizers
The OFA Fellows program creates leaders and difference-makers.
Looking for a way to take the next step in the fight for progress?
The OFA Fellows program is building the next generation of progressive organizers, providing individuals with the opportunity to gain new organizing skills and bring positive change to their local communities.
Pass. A. Bill.
I’m glad the President refused to wait any longer.
The other side is talking about lawsuits, pledging to delay presidential nominations, and even threatening to shut down the government again.
All because President Obama took executive action to help fix our broken immigration system.
President Obama: "Why I'm taking action on immigration"
The American people expect solutions from the people they send to Washington.
President Obama sent a message to OFA supporters Friday about his address to the nation: It's time to take action on immigration reform.
What President Obama will tell the nation tonight
If you agree that this is a time for action to fix our broken immigration system, add your name.
Get ready: President Obama is addressing the nation tonight about the actions he's taking to help fix our broken immigration system.
That's exactly what he said he would do—to take action within his authority as president where Congress has refused to act.
Now accepting: 2015 Spring Fellowship applications
If you know a current or future community organizer, tell them to apply.
The OFA Fellowship Program is all about giving organizers at all experience levels the tools needed to go out and make a difference in their communities.
Whether you're a seasoned organizer or just getting your feet wet, this fellowship will make you better at what you do—guaranteed.
This is how we make progress on gun violence prevention
Washington voters proved it's possible to take on the gun lobby—and win.
In the face of intense and well-funded opposition from the gun lobby, voters approved Initiative 594, a measure to strengthen background checks for gun sales.
ICYMI: Obamacare enrollment is back!
The health care marketplace is open again for all Americans.
It's here! The health insurance marketplace is open once again for all Americans looking to get covered.
Millions of Americans still need to get health insurance—they need to hear about this opportunity right now. So we're calling in Team Obamacare.
Make sure everyone in your life knows the health care marketplace is open again for all Americans.
A historic climate agreement
This is a turning point in the fight against climate change.
The United States and China—the world’s two largest economies—just struck a historic climate deal to fight climate change.
That’s global leadership, and it’s powerful to see President Obama making this happen.
Add your name and let’s rally around powerful action to fight climate change.
Do you like the internet? Sign this petition
The President is fighting for net neutrality—you should, too.
What President Obama did yesterday is a big deal for anyone who uses the internet. (Hi!)
The concept of a free and open internet has been part of the whole deal from the beginning.
He's urging the Federal Communications Commission to protect net neutrality—the principle that all web traffic should be treated the same, and not controlled by providers.
If you think a free and open internet is a good thing, sign our petition to tell the FCC you stand with President Obama's plan to protect net neutrality.
President Obama: "Will you commit to finish what you started with OFA?"
If you're not done fighting for change, add your name.
"Two years: That's all the time I have left as your president.
I know what I'm going to be fighting for until I leave this office.
And the work you do now with OFA -- whatever it is that you choose to fight for -- will define what we can achieve together in that time."
The President's message to OFA:
One thing I hope you didn't miss in Tuesday's results
Voters across the country took a decisive stand on raising the minimum wage.
Americans in Arkansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Illinois, and Alaska all took a decisive stand on raising the minimum wage.
In every state where voters were asked about raising the minimum wage, they stood overwhelmingly in support.
The fight for change has never been easy—that's not news to any of us. But this work matters, and what we do now has never mattered more.