Organizing for Action to train 10K new community organizers in 2015

Organizing for Action to train 10K new community organizers in 2015

President Obama’s nonprofit advocacy group Organizing for Action plans to train 10,000 new community organizers in 2015 in a search for the next “organizer-in-chief.”

The OFA Fellows Program set a goal of training 10,000 new organizers to follow in the footsteps of Obama, according to a fundraising email the group sent out Sunday with the subject line “The next Barack Obama.” …

[T]he OFA email stated[:] … “[Y]ears from now, these are the same people who will be progressive leaders in their communities. Some will be elected officials, and — yeah — one may even go on to be the organizer-in-chief.”

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