Jake Levy-Pollans

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  • Running Campaigns, Of All Shapes and Sizes

    They run massive municipal campaigns, managing million-dollar budgets and huge staffs. They organize major community engagement events to help local sports teams better connect with their neighborhoods. 

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  • Upping an Alumna's Campaign Organizing Game in Kentucky

    Think about Kentucky and what comes to mind? Derbies and Appalachia? Louisville and Bourbon County? Historic Civil War battles and rolling horse farms? 
     
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  • Change in the Show-Me State

    Sometimes you see change in the outcome of an election. Sometimes you see change in the thousands who gather for a rally at the steps of a state capitol. And sometimes you see change in a crowded conference room in Columbia, MO. 

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  • Job Opening: Leadership Giving Officer

    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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  • For Hmong Farmers, By Hmong Farmers, Led By Hmong Farmers

    The conference room table at the Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) was cluttered with papers, spreadsheets, and projectors. Around the table, three HAFA staffers peppered a farm service agency representative with questions about policies, strategies, and ways to connect more immigrant farmers to vital micro-loans to grow their businesses.
     
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  • A Professor and Organizer. Sound Familiar?

    Nicky Gonzalez Yuen, a student at Carleton College in the late 1970s, stood in the campus center, frustrated and tired. As the South Africa divestment campaign of that era morphed into a broader fight to move the college towards more ethical buying and investment policies, Nicky had spent the day being pushed around by a college administration that was skeptical of student organizers and slow to change. 

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  • Here's What's Coming Up

    Last year was big for us. We celebrated our 10th birthday by leading over 130 trainings in 29 states, preparing thousands of the nation’s top progressives to win the Wellstone Way. So I wanted to take a second to give you a quick update about what we have planned for 2014, and let you know a few ways you can stay connected with us.
     
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