Issue 4 is all about Leadership, about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Articles in Issue 4 include:

“Communities had to be created, fought for, tended like gardens. They expanded or contracted with the dreams of men.” President Barack Obama began organizing hoping to find a communit­y he could fit in—while organizing, he would discover how to connect and empower individuals to build......

The best organizers are strong leaders. The best leaders are strong organizers. No one exemplifies this more clearly than Hillary Clinton. As Hillary Clinton continues to lead her campaign with dignity, urgency, and determination despite the circus around her, it becomes more and more evident......

This issue’s “Ask a Field Director” is with Saumya Narechania! Saumya recently began a new position as the Florida GOTV director for the For Our Future PAC. When we chatted with Saumya, he was serving as the national field director at Enroll America, a non-partisan,......

Through a variety of different goals, political organizers operate using four main pillars: persuasion, organizational building, voter registration, and turnout. Campaign leadership uses these pillars to determine the best, most efficient path to gaining the right amount of votes needed to meet the campaign’s win......

Riley Kilburg, the deputy political director for Hillary for Iowa, has been organizing in Iowa since he was in high school. Born and raised in Iowa, Riley has had the privilege of working hard in multiple historical organizing movements throughout the years—first as a volunteer......

Hopefully by now, most of us have learned about the power of sleep and the negative effects of avoiding sleep to work longer. If that’s true, why do those working on campaigns still sleep so little? Why do we praise people for staying at the......

“There are a million different campaigns. There is always another campaign, but there is only one of you.” Buffy Wicks, founder and principal of Rise Strategies, knows all to well that campaigns never stop, but unlike a lot of others in politics, she also knows how......

“I want to leave it all here. I don’t want to go back wherever I go thinking that I could have done more. I want to work as hard as I can, make as many calls as I have to make, build our volunteer base......

In addition to every electoral organizer working across the country this cycle, there are many organizers like Ariba Qureshi who work all year round (for years on end) for causes they care about. For Ariba, that cause is access to quality education. Growing up as......

Volunteer Spotlight: Angelica Cooks Lucas Organization: Project Renaissance Nashville Rise City: Nashville, TN What Makes This Volunteer Special: With eight children currently attending public schools in Nashville, Angelica has been volunteering with the public school system for 10 years. As a school system volunteer, she’s worked......