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OFA Launching Listening Tours to "Reconnect, Reengage and Reenergize" Volunteers for Obama

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 14 2009

Organizing for America has begun hiring some state-level staff and is quietly beginning a series of "listening tours" aimed at engaging local volunteers, discussing the group's national program, and drafting state ... Read More

Where OFA Belongs in the Fight: Health Care

BY Tom Watson | Saturday, January 31 2009

Where Organizing for America is concerned, pushing a porky (though perhaps necessary) stimulus bill can never be a movement - or rival a Presidential campaign. But here's something that can: universal health care for ... Read More

OFA 2.0 Still A Work in (Hidden) Progress

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, December 14 2008

More than two-thirds of the 500,000 Obama volunteers who responded to an online survey asking about their interest in future activities in the wake of their involvement with the campaign responded that they "would like ... Read More

More Hints from Chicago on Obama For America 2

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, December 11 2008

News continues to dribble out of Chicago on the future of Obama for America. First, Obama blogger Christopher Hass says there are now some 4,000 house parties occurring this weekend across the country to foster ... Read More

Report from Chicago: "We're Making This Up As We Go Along"

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, December 9 2008

Some information is starting to filter out of this past weekend's "summit" in Chicago of about 300 key organizers from Barack Obama's 2008 campaign (evenly divided between regional field directors, field organizers, and ... Read More

The Other Transition: Whither Obama's Movement?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, December 6 2008

While most of the country's attention is focused on the transition underway in Washington, another vitally important transition is taking place right now in Chicago. I'm referring, of course, to the future of the Obama ... Read More