We are a people-driven organization committed to serving progressive values and causes that are larger than ourselves. By working with local leaders and organizations, we will create permanent and lasting change all around us. Our mission is to mobilize and empower people and community organizations collectively mobilizing issue campaigns to advance our shared agenda – this is community organizing to win.
In 2016, a coalition of groups on the cutting edge of political action, including NextGen America, labor unions representing a cross-section of working families, and allied progressive organizations, came together to establish For Our Future Action Fund to leverage their existing infrastructure to build lasting power in communities. For Our Future Action Fund combines a proven concept: one-on-one conversations at the grassroots level produce permanent change – with the technical and tactical ability to mobilize people in a large and growing number of communities across the country.
For Our Future Action Fund has built the new model of sustainable activism to produce change. We combine proven methods and emerging tactics into one model that can have a national impact:
- We build from the ground up. Local organizations identify key issues in their communities, and For Our Future Action Fund provides infrastructure, technology, and training to organize and energize around them.
- We are active year-in, and year-out. We start in communities and stay in communities, creating the center of activism that builds power continuously.
- Our scale means we are heard. We layer personal contact with online media creating an echo chamber that drives messages, engages and organizes. Volume and repetition mean politicians in state capitols and the halls of Congress hear the needs of ordinary people.
For Our Future Action Fund built operations and is active in Florida, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Virginia, and Michigan. By working through its community partners, For Our Future Action Fund maintains a continuous presence in all of these states. Each one is a crucial battleground where pivotal debates over issues that decide the direction of our country will be fought at the local level.