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  • Rewired

    An organizer in the west shares how she starts the conversation—and keeps it going!

    Meet Shirley.

    She's one of OFA’s Regional Digital Co-leads.

    She was an active protester in the 1960s and 70s.

    An organizer all her life, her work with OFA is a new chapter in her organizing career.

    Now she's helping run the digital programs for an entire region of the country.

    Read why she has no intention of slowing down.

  • Lydia

    Lydia, a 26-year-old nursing student in Las Cruces, is working hard to re-elect President Obama. She's getting out the vote by making ca

  • Familia: Ana and Her Girls

    In Anthony, New Mexico, just north of the Mexican border, Ana and her familia are working hard to get out the vote for Barack Obama: “I

  • Jalmeen: On the front lines

    Jalmeen (far right), a phone bank captain, hosting one of many phone banks in her McLean home. In a quiet Northern Virginia suburb, Jalm

  • Kal Penn’s Favorite Boss

    You may have seen Kal Penn on How I Met Your Mother, House, 24, The Namesake or in the Harold and Kumar movies. But you could just as ea

  • The American Dream

    Photo: Han Nguyen My journey to America started two generations before I was born. At the turn of the last century, my grandfather fough

  • Dan: Building America

    Dan is a neighborhood team leader in Sterling, Virginia. On the afternoon that she became a citizen of the United States, Dan Lloyd’s ne

  • One in 2 million

    A few months ago, Fred made his first-ever contribution to a political campaign, becoming Obama 2012's 2 millionth donor. Then he got th

  • Cato June: In It to Win It.

    Last weekend, Cato June, All-Pro and Superbowl winner, came to New Mexico with one goal – supporting President Obama and getting people