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Tell Congress to do something about gun violence

OFA supporters won't stop calling for action on gun violence until Congress decides to act.

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  • Representatives committing to #DoSomething about gun violence

    Volunteers are urging Congress to #DoSomething about gun violence—and they're listening.

    Mass shootings shouldn't be the new normal. Organizers and concerned citizens have the power to change the conversation—and OFA volunteers are proving it.

  • Organizers stand with Planned Parenthood

    As part of National Pink Out Day, OFA chapters participated in events to show support for Planned Parenthood.

    With extreme voices in Congress threatening to defund Planned Parenthood, organizers stepped up in support.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    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.

  • The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things

    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?

  • 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.