This is what we mean
Organizing for Action
When we talk about "our movement," this is what we mean.
It's real people showing up, and doing the work that needs
to be done to defend the progress we've made. And it's
Here's a sampling of what we heard at town halls all over
the country last recess:
"It was a wake-up call for Rep. Bilirakis...seeing constituents
be vocal about their concerns. We're from all walks of life,
but all passionate about what is right."
-- Mary F. (Palm Harbor, FL)
"I'm a child of the 1960's, and I never picketed or did
anything about the Vietnam War. This is my time. It makes
me feel like I'm actually doing something."
-- Karen M. (Saco, ME)
"Seeing the number of people who turned out on a weekend
gave me confidence in our democratic system...I was very
-- Debora M. (El Cerrito, CA)
"When people get silenced, they're going to raise their
-- Holly B. (Tahlequah, OK)
"We had 2,000 people attend...for most, it was their first
-- Gail L. (San Rafael, CA)
"In a time of turmoil, it's comforting to see. I stood...with
a wonderful crowd of like-minded people concerned about
our healthcare, environment, and country."
-- Ellen K. (Somerville, NJ)
This work is a marathon, not a sprint -- and together, we're
keeping the fight for real, lasting change alive.