Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Long Serving Volunteer’

Sarah of Los Angeles, CA on Health Care

Sarah of Los Angeles, CA writes: Born and raised in Southern California, I have been privileged to work with homeless mentally ill individuals for 10 years, until a combination of a car accident and psoriatic arthritis disabled me. I have psoriatic arthritis. If it’s not treated, my hands wither into useless claws and I end…

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Meet Jason of Brooklyn, NY by Lisa Deutscher

Lisa Deutscher writes: Jason was a field organizer for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Did not have much time to talk. He will be glad to be contacted again to make calls, write letters, attend events. Available after Jan. 2. We’re stronger when we ACT together. Join Jason and Lisa taking action: [TAKE ACTION]

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Meet Kook of Richmond, CA by Molly Hermes

Molly Hermes writes: Kook Huber originally emigrated from Japan as a student, met her husband, both worked in the civil rights movement, and raised a family in Indiana where they lived for 40 years. After a career in the health care industry as a statistical programmer, Kook and her husband moved to Richmond, California to…

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Molly of El Cerrito, CA on Health Care

Molly of El Cerrito, CA writes: I started organizing in 2004 after John Kerry’s loss. I was so mad that he lost, but realized I had done nothing to help him win. So, I decided to get involved. Around that same time, I read a book about a very early organizer in the 1930’s –…

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Meet Bob of Sacramento, CA by Molly Hermes

Molly Hermes writes: Bob is a retired California State employee and lives in Sacramento. He served as an OFA fellow in 2012 and ran the Sacramento staging location for the 2012 election. He has been involved since with OFA in the Sacramento area. Bob is also a musician and one of his hobbies is musicology.…

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Meet Nancy of El Sobrante, CA by Molly Hermes

Molly Hermes writes: Nancy has been organizing with OFA since the 2008 election. She was also a team lead for HRC. Nancy served as the Regional Field Officer for our county for the 2012 election. Nancy is a phone banking expert and is very interested in "export" phonebanking into Battleground States. Export phonebanking into swing/battleground/red…

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Meet Dianne of Jacksonville, FL by Lenda Sherrell

Lenda Sherrell writes: Dianne is an OB/GYN nurse practitioner and has been advocating for women's issues since high school. I am married to a retired OB/Gyn and we both understand what a difference the Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 made in lives of women. It's absolutely critical that this decision be supported and upheld.…

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Meet Sheryan of Santa Clarita, CA by Johonna Veloso

Johonna Veloso writes: Sheryan is a long time OFA volunteer and she has used her organizing skills with different labor organizations in Southern California. Sheryan is very concerned about what an upcoming Trump presidency will mean for people in her community because she has already heard about a rise in bullying in her local school.…

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Meet Ben of Jacksonville, FL by Johonna Veloso

Johonna Veloso writes: Ben is from IL but now lives in Jacksonville, FL. Ben comes a very politically active family. He has worked on several campaigns in IL as a campaign manager and in different strategy positions, including an IL redistricting effort. Ben believes that going back to the grassroots and making sure that we…

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