|Diane -- |
Nearly 30 years ago, I got my start as a community organizer on the South Side of Chicago.
In the decades since, I've met countless organizers, each with their own unique story -- their own reason for doing their part to help build a better tomorrow.
If you enter OFA's contest to meet me in D.C. next month, I could get to hear yours.
I've met parents who tell me that they're fighting climate change to leave behind a livable planet for their children.
I've met kids who want to see our broken immigration system fixed to prevent their families from being torn apart.
The great thing about grassroots organizing is that moment of inspiration is different for each of us.
Those stories are where movements get their power.
I hope you have a story you're proud to tell.
Share what first inspired you, and you'll be automatically entered for a chance to win a trip to meet with me in our nation's capital:
Or just throw your name in the hat for a chance to win:
No purchase, payment, pledge, story, or contribution necessary to enter to win. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 31, 2015. You may enter by sharing a story of what inspired you to join the progressive movement here. Alternatively, visit here to enter without sharing a story. Two winners will each receive the following prize package: round trip tickets for winner and one guest from within the fifty United States or Puerto Rico to the District of Columbia; hotel accommodations for winner and one guest; admission for winner and winner's guest to the OFA Organizing Summit on April 23, 2015 (approximate combined retail value of all prizes $1,700.00). Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Promotion open to all U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and 18 or older (or of majority under applicable law). Promotion subject to Official Rules and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Organizing for Action, P.O. Box 618120, Chicago, IL 60661.
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