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  • Join Our Team: Development Associate

    Guiding a people-centered, progressive politics. Winning on some of the most critical social justice issues of our time. That’s what we do at Wellstone Action – and we invite you to join us.

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  • Why not now?

    “I come from a big family, so organizing big events is in my blood.” Explains Pinky Vargas, “I’ve always been a community organizer.”

    And while her interest in local Bellingham (a Seattle suburb) politics grew over the years – she’d even watch the local access channel’s broadcast of city council meetings – the idea of running for office stayed in the back of her mind to do many years down the line.

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  • Why I’m Missing Pikete

    I spent the second weekend in April at Camp Wellstone Seattle, training organizers to build power, mobilize supporters, and win progress. And then on Monday instead of getting on a plane back to my home in Chicago, I headed to DC.

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  • Open to Whatever Comes Next

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  • Wellstone at #Fight4AFuture

    When over 120 young organizers in the movement to stop gun violence met in Chicago over a recent weekend, it was a time to come together, to envision a path forward, and gain new skills to win progress down that path.

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  • Joining the Battle with UTLA

    “We’re in the middle of a battle here,” began Alex Caputo-Pearl, the President of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) to a group of a few dozen staff of America’s second-largest teachers union local.  “It’s going to get more intense. That’s why it’s so important that Wellstone’s here: we’ll win with concrete strategies for mapping out schools to support members as they step up and become leaders.” 
     
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  • A year later

    Like many recent college graduates with a Liberal Arts degree, Murphy Guinane ended up in retail, “Not by choice!” they explained. But the job market was tough. 

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