BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, January 8 2013
Judith Freeman, one of the co-founders of the left-leaning New Organizing Institute In Washington, D.C. is leaving her post as its executive director at the end of March. She will be succeeded by the self-described ... Read More
BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, May 23 2012
President Obama's re-election campaign unveiled its campaign "dashboard" Wednesday with a renewed focus on metrics and team-building that the campaign clearly hopes will enable it to better manage its massive base of volunteers and field organizers in what is expected to be a closely-contested presidential election.
The Obama team's 2012 social network retains many of the features of the my.barackobama.com network from 2008, but also includes new ones resulting from the experiences of that initial breakthrough campaign. The most noticeable changes: A sharper focus on individuals, their team units and their performance, the addition of the "Numbers," section, an activity stream that looks a bit like Facebook's activity stream, and a lack of a fundraising component.Read More