The Wellstone Action

Linked with Paul Wellstone – USA (1944 – 2002), and with The real threat.

Wellstone Action is a national center for training and leadership development for the progressive movement. Founded in January 2003, Wellstone Action’s mission is to honor the legacy of Paul and Sheila Wellstone by continuing their work through training, educating, mobilizing and organizing a vast network of progressive individuals and organizations. (about 1/2).

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About 2/2: In three years, Wellstone Action has experienced tremendous growth, adding over 108,000 members and training 14,322 (and counting!) citizen activists and professionals in 36 states in political organizing skills. In addition to training, Wellstone Action engages our members in non-partisan voter mobilization efforts; lobbies Congress on behalf of mental health parity, Social Security and the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act; trains domestic violence advocates to be organizers on their issue, and helps preserve the Wellstone archives for future generations. Our book, Politics the Wellstone Way: How to Elect Progressive Candidates and Win on Issues, was released in the fall of 2005.

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