Stand Up. Fight Back.

Durham for Organizing Action works toward social justice by defending democracy and fighting racism, sexism, economic injustice, and all forms of oppression.

Come to Our Next Meeting

All are invited to our next DFOAction meeting on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:45 pm at Russell Memorial CME Church, 703 South Alston Avenue, Durham. The meeting will start with a presentation. Then we will break into working groups around DFOAction’s priorities: civic education, communication strategy, resisting deportation, stopping police violence, deep canvassing toward 2018 NC elections, and healthcare.

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Resistance Resources

We have collected resources so you can learn and share information about the pressing issues and challenges, how to contact local representatives, and stay current on actions taken by the administration.


North Carolina Candidate Training (PCCC)

When: May 13-14 Where: Raleigh On May 13-14, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee is inviting state and local candidates from across North Carolina to converge in Raleigh for two days of training and networking. The training will cover the A to Z’s of running for...

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Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity (BOLD)

When: May 24-28 Where: Near Rocky Mount BOLD (Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity) is a national Leadership Training Program designed to help rebuild Black (African-American, Caribbean, African, Afro-Latino) social justice infrastructure in order to organize...

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Camp Wellstone – June 2-4, Greensboro

Camp Wellstone is for those interested in gaining practical skills in progressive political action. Apply for one of three tracks based on your role in progressive organizing: Campaign Management, Candidate, and Grassroots Organizer. Apply Today! Application deadline...

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Carolina Resistance Training Summit (May 6, Durham)

When: Saturday, May 6th from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Where: Rogers-Herr Middle School (911 W Cornwallis Rd) in Durham Progressives across North Carolina are working together more than ever to inspire and learn from one another in order to create positive changes in our...

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Have a Beer and Strategize with Congressman David Price

When and Where: CARRBORO: Wednesday, April 19 at The Station, 5:30 - 7:00 pm CARY: Monday, April 24 at Fortnight Brewing, 6:00 - 7:30 pm HILLSBOROUGH: Thursday, May 4 at Mystery Brewing, 6:30 - 8:00 pm RALEIGH: Monday, May 15 at Trophy Brewing on Maywood, 6:00 - 7 :30...

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May 1st National Day of Action

When: May 1, 2017 Where: Across the Triangle and Country! Durham Beyond Policing May Day Rally and March! 5pm - Rally @ Site of new Durham Police Headquarters 6pm - Rally in front of Jail 7pm - Turn up at City Hill More...

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