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  • A Whole New Toolbox

    Put yourself in these shoes: you’re part of a vital statewide organization advocating progressive change. You fight for critical progressive policy solutions that will have an important impact on people’s lives across your state. And you want to take that fight where it leads, whether through direct action, like picketing, or through holding elected officials’ feet to the fire after bad votes.

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  • Sheila Wellstone Institute: Bringing Leaders Together

    For well over a decade, there was no greater advocate, organizer, and national champion in the effort to end domestic violence in our communities than Sheila Wellstone. Wellstone Action continues Sheila’s work through our Sheila Wellstone Institute (SWI). Through SWI, Wellstone Action builds power and engages broad community support to ensure that ending violence against women and children is a national priority. SWI trains and convenes advocates, survivors, and witnesses towards that end.

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  • 11 Years Ago

    Eleven years ago today we lost Paul, Sheila, Marcia, Tom, Mary, and Will. Today we dare to work for a world worthy of their hopes and dreams, one where we all do better when we all do better. Wellstone Action turns ten this year, and we’re going to keep fighting for our country’s future because those we lost would expect nothing less from us.

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  • If You Care About Keeping Big Money Out of Politics, Keep Your Eyes on the Supreme Court

    Editor’s Note: Rock star attorney, progressive champion, and Wellstone trainer, Emma Greenman is helping lead our groundbreaking work with a national coalition tackling the critical issue of judicial independence. After last week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court about campaign finance, Emma wrote this thoughtful analysis, illustrating why it's more important than ever that we keep our eyes on the ball - and on the court. Give it a read, and then help support our work for a more fair judicial system.

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  • A first-of-its-kind training: BMCET

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  • Crystal Stands Out

    Crystal Lagrone stands out.

    In deep red Oklahoma, she’s a fiery progressive, passionately fighting to win change for her home state.

     

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  • A Family’s Legacy

    Linda Winsor and Andrew Prokop have seen a side of Paul and Sheila that few have gotten to see – their sweaty side. “We met the Wellstones when they joined the same gym we did,” says Andrew. “And I can tell you that Paul worked as hard on the weight room floor as he did on the Senate floor!”
     
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