April 2015

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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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