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  • Ready for New Leadership in Baltimore

    In April 2015, John Bullock and seven others made the trip from Baltimore to attend Camp Wellstone in Richmond, Virginia. That weekend, back at home, people began taking to the streets demanding justice for Freddie Gray, an unarmed black man killed in police custody. 
     
    “I saw this as a touchpoint for inequalities that were under the surface,” John says. As organizers, they asked themselves the question, “How do you show up in a moment like this?” 
     
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  • 2016 in Review: Building Power in the States

    Wellstone's work has always been about organizing and mobilizing people in the states. In 2017, now more than ever, the Wellstone Triangle is the way forward. Support Wellstone Action today.

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  • Ready for Change in Georgia

    The ripples of energy have shown up in the press all year. "Georgia is in play."  and "Georgia could go blue in 2016." 
     
    At Wellstone, we've watched with care and pride as several of our alumni lead the fight for progressive values in Georgia. 
     
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  • What's New at RootsCamp

    When I took on this role as Wellstone's first Director of Movement Technology, I came from six years as a Wellstone adjunct and six years as an NOI guest trainer. I had taught  computer programming in DC and grassroots organizing in neighborhoods across the Midwest – and across those moments and 15 cumulative years as an organizer, I've watched my home movements grow, change, awaken, and reckon.

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  • Equipping Digital Organizers

    As a part of our expanding Movement Technology curriculum, Wellstone was in DC this summer for two rounds of Digital Organizer School -- a four-day training designed to introduce organizers to the nuts and bolts of digital tools and organizing in a digital space.
     
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  • Opting In

    I posted bail on Monday night, along with 45 other people who had come together with Black Lives Matter Minneapolis to challenge the status quo, to love each other, link arms, and sing and stand for justice for Philando and his family and all Black lives.

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  • Spring Newsletter

    Read a message from our outgoing and incoming EDs. Check out highights from Data BootCamp and Camp Wellstone Twin Cities. Meet Aliya, our new Director of Movement Technology. Check out exciting work we have planned for summer and fall!

    Spring 2016 Newsletter

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