Change is Coming … to a house near you!
This weekend across the nation, community organizer-types, average Americans, and heck, maybe even you (!) will be flocking to “Change is Coming” house parties to keep up that whole “democracy isn’t dead” thing. By asking people to host these events in their communities, Obama’s campaign manager, David Plouffe, is continuing to tap the enormous online grassroots audience that landed Obama in the White House.
According to Plouffe, “At the house meetings, you’ll reflect on our campaign, discuss the future of this movement, and identify some ways to get involved in your community.
“Meeting hosts will report back, and your feedback will be instrumental in guiding this movement through some important and unprecedented territory.”
Methinks this is an opportune moment for the environmentally minded near you to find each other and drill down to the priorities for sustainability that make the most sense in your community. Hooray for working together! Hooray for creating livable communities!
Watch Plouffe invite you to party for change below or at http://my.barackobama.com/changeiscoming.
As if you needed any reason to party — but seriously — the following are the reasons to host this party:
- Get to know others in your area who are ready to work for change.
- Determine the issues most important to your group.
- Plan how you can reach out to your local representatives and media to ensure your voices are heard.
- Get started bringing change right away by planning a service event before the Inauguration.