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Meet the next generation of organizers

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  • Tuesday is Equal Pay Day

    Women must work this far into the new year to match what men earned last year.

    Women who work full-time earn, on average, just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. Unless things change, that reality leaves women and their families a step behind in the pursuit of the American dream.

  • One step closer to relief for job-seekers

    The Senate just passed a bipartisan bill to restore a critical lifeline to millions of Americans.

    December 28, 2013: That's the date that millions of job-seeking Americans had the rug pulled out from under them when Congress failed to renew extended unemployment insurance. But a bipartisan bill that just passed in the Senate could rectify that.

  • With your help, this could make immigration reform a reality

    Minority Leader Pelosi filed a discharge petition to bring comprehensive immigration reform to a vote in the House.

    This doesn't have to be left up to Speaker Boehner anymore. That's why OFA is passing out flyers, making phone calls, and organizing constituents to pass this crucial legislation. We will end Congress's inaction.

  • Turning worry into action

    The destruction wrought by climate change is pretty scary.

    I've studied the scientific evidence presented by those that deny climate change and so far found none of their arguments reasonable.

  • We made history

    You should be so proud of your role in the fight for health care reform.

    Watch this short video we put together to celebrate this moment—then add your name to the permanent record of people who helped make health care reform happen.

  • The work we do matters

    Here is just one of the thousands of ways OFA supporters worked to make health reform successful.

    Learn more about how OFA-Ohio volunteers worked with Get Covered America to get the word out about the new health insurance marketplace.


  • Volunteers tell deniers: Don't be a #ClimateFool

    Stop joking around—it’s real, and it’s affecting our communities.

    Volunteers took matters into their own hands by hand-delivering copies of an important new report on the impacts of climate change to members of Congress are denying science.

  • Americans speak out against Congress's inaction on immigration

    The cost of inaction isn't abstract. It's real and it's personal, and communities are footing the bill.

    The fight for comprehensive immigration reform isn't confined to Washington. Local communities are footing the bill for Congress's inaction, and community members are speaking out. In these letters to the editor, writers talk about the benefits of immigration reform and how Congress's inaction is costing their constituents.

  • Climate change is no joke

    This April, don’t be a #ClimateFool.

    There are still way too many members of Congress getting played for fools when they should be standing up and protecting their constituents. Yesterday, the world’s scientists released a new report summing up the latest science on the impacts of climate change, making it clear that people are feeling these impacts every day.

  • Get your name on the OFA Donor Wall

    Chip in $5 or more right now to help work for change.

    When you make a donation this week, we'll recognize your commitment on our famous OFA Donor Wall—an always-growing symbol of how our movement is built one donation at a time.

  • Interview: Meet OFA Fellow Sara M. in Tennessee

    "Now I'm part of something much bigger than myself."

    Sara M. is a Middle Tennessee State University student and OFA organizing fellow with a flair for writing. When she’s not working on her personal writing projects, Sara can be found putting her communication skills to work organizing her adopted town of Murfreesboro to take action on issues like women's rights and health reform.


  • This is some sick crap

    Do you ever get the sense that some of the folks on the other side are living in an alternate universe?

    If I had one thing to say to the Koch brothers, it'd be: "SCOREBOARD!"

    Despite the millions of dollars they've spent, more than 6 million Americans have already signed up for private plans through the health insurance marketplace. We're beating them through one-on-one conversations, helping people get the facts about getting covered, and dismantling the lies these groups are spreading about health care reform.