Flex your civic engagement muscle
Read about one OFA chapter's partnership with a local health care organization
OFA Chapters around the country are working with local partner groups on ways to improve their communities.
This week, while proudly wearing their OFA pins, OFA New Mexico chapter members joined with Health Action New Mexico to celebrate their 20th year of service to the people of the state.
Onward: A former OFA Professional Fellow lands a dream job
Christina recently graduated from OFA's inaugural Professional Fellowship program, Here's what she's up to now
Read how a former OFA professional fellow used OFA tools and trainings to land a job fighting for a great cause.
Starting out as long-time volunteer with OFA in California, Christina soon became an OFA digital lead, and then a regional digital co-lead, and then building on her skill set to become a digital professional fellow.
Anyone can become an organizing rockstar too. All you have to do is get started.
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.
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.
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.
The OFA Community Organizing Institute recently screened a documentary that focuses on the positive and powerful female leaders across the country.
The film began with a question: what would you do if you weren’t afraid to fail?
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.
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.
An update on visits to members of Congress during this August recess
There are only a few days left of recess. Now's the time to make your voice heard—before they head back to Washington.
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.
"Everything I learned in the last four weeks I will use for the rest of my life."
The second track of the OFA Professional Fellowship just finished up—and these professional-grade trainers are already making things happen.
Another track of the OFA Professional Fellowship just graduated. Check out these professional-grade trainers in action.
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.