On October 9, 2015, New Organizing Institute suspended all operations and announced that Wellstone Action will partner with NOI’s community of digital and data practitioners to carry forward its essential training programs.
The online tools created by NOI remain available here for your use. Please see Wellstone's website for information about upcoming trainings and additional tools.
Digital BootCamp is now more than just an American training experience – it’s happening across the globe. Next month, two of our sister organizations – Australia’s OrganiseUS and Campaign Bootcamp in the UK – will be hosting their own Digital BootCamps. OrganiseUS will host their inaugural Digital Intensive training from October 5th through 9th in Melbourne, Australia. OrganiseUS founder Tabatha Fulker is a proud NOI BootCamp Alum who left BootCamp like many others: determined to train her community on the best practices of digital organizing. And now she’s doing … read more
DISTRICT OF RHIMES: As the Democratic Mayoral campaign heats up in the District of Rhimes, the Rhimes Times has learned of disturbing allegations against all candidates for the seat. Frontrunner Callie Torres was photographed entering a Koch Brothers retreat on the future of education. A spokesperson for the American Federation of Teachers questioned Torres’ attendance, noting the Koch Brothers agenda to promote charter schools at the expense of funding for public education. A source close to Governor Walker of Wisconsin also claims Torres … read more
Rhimes is a lovely island just a ferryboat ride away from Seattle. It is also an independent federal district very similar to Washington, D.C. in size, with two major towns—Shepherd’s Cove and Shonda Beach. Rhimes is a quickly growing District, doing its best to recover from the Great Recession. Unemployment is still high, with many area residents unemployed and/or facing foreclosure on their houses. Rhimes has a diverse population, including many first generation immigrants from Latin American countries. Recent redistricting … read more
We’re excited to introduce the participants of our Digital BootCamp 2015 class! This year’s BootCampers are an example of the NOI Community and the way we are building—and strengthening—the progressive digital talent pipeline. Our 48 participants come from 20 states around the United States—and four countries: Canada; France; India; and Nigeria. For all of us, participants, trainers and coaches alike, it will be an unforgettable week. From start—Sunday, July 26—until finish—Saturday, August 1, it will be a week filled with … read more
Following their 2014 successes delivering civic information to millions of voters and connecting hundreds of election officials across the country, NOI’s Election Administration team is transitioning into its own organization, The Center for Technology and Civic Life. The Center for Technology and Civic Life (CTCL) is non-partisan, non-profit organization focused on increasing civic participation by modernizing engagement between local government and the people they serve. CTCL focuses its efforts in three main areas: Training local government on how to use … read more
Thank you to the community members who joined us for the NOI Community Call. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and ideas with us as we move forward. To send feedback or volunteer, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Audio recording of the call: Please note: We had technical difficulties recording the beginning of the call. A transcript of the beginning of the call is included below. Your browser does not support the audio element. Transcript of … read more