DFO Action Blog

On the DFO Action blog, we will post updates, as well as events you can attend and actions you can take from home to work towards social justice with us!

DFOAction Phonebank for Anita Earls, Thursday July 19th

DFOAction Phonebank for Anita Earls When: Thursday, July 19th from 6:00 - 8:00pm Where: 835 N Mangum St, Durham, NC 27701 Please join us on Thursday, July 19 as we call committed volunteers to let them know about our kickoff event for--and with--Anita Earls on July...

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NC Public Schools Day of Advocacy on Wednesday, May 16th

On May 16, it's personal. Despite an economic recovery since the crash of 2008, NC state lawmakers refuse to invest in our public schools. On the first day of the 2018 legislative session, thousands of North Carolina educators are taking a personal day to be in...

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Resistance Rodeo on Saturday, May 12th

Where: Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St, Durham, North Carolina 27701 When: Saturday, May 12th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm Hosted by: Durham People's Alliance The Resistance Rodeo  is back for our second ride! Our first Rodeo last spring was a great success and the issues...

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Primary on May 8th, 2018! Early Voting Begins April 19th!

Early voting for the May 8th primary begins on April 19th in Durham County.  This election will decide races for Sheriff and District Attorney.  This will also determine  Durham School Board members representing Districts 1,2,3, and 4. Please make sure you have a...

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DFOAction Canvass on Sunday, April 15th

DFOAction Canvass and Happy Hour @ Motorco Sunday, April 15th 1:00 - 4:30pm 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701 Join us for our first Durham canvass of 2018.  We'll meet at Motorco for a brief training at 1pm and return after canvassing to debrief over drinks. Please...

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Data & Democracy for 2018

A Southeast Meeting of Progressive Activists + Technologists Why "Data & Democracy?" North Carolina is blessed with a caring community of highly effective civil rights and voting rights activists, as well as an army of progressive technologists eager to lend their...

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Spin the AHCA Wheel of Misfortune June 27

Join Tuesdays with Tillis in protesting the upcoming Senate vote on the AHCA. Spin the "Wheel of Misfortune", where each space represents a pre-existing condition that AHCA would no longer cover. Listen to healthcare stories from people like you who already have those...

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Volunteers Needed to Cut Turf for June 11th Canvass

We need volunteers on Saturday, June 3rd at 1pm to help cut turf for the DFO-Action/FLIP NC June 11th canvass in Wake County. Please let us know if you can join us - and also if you have cut turf before, as we could especially use the help of some folks with...

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Weekly News: 5.25.17

Next DFO Action Meeting: June 26 All are invited to our next DFO Action meeting on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:45 pm at North Regional Library in Durham. We will send more details about speakers and agenda items as the date gets closer! If you missed the 5/22 meeting,...

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Wake Canvassing and Margarita Debrief

When: Sunday, June 11, from 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM Join FLIP NC and DFO Action to canvass in "flippable" NC House District 36 in Wake County, and then debrief with us over margaritas. First-time canvassers welcome! We will provide the canvassing information you need along...

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Weekly Updates – 5.12.17

DFO Action Healthcare Committee Drafts and Delivers Letter to Senator Tillis Regarding HR 1628 DFO Action's Healthcare committee recently drafted a formal letter to Ms. Austen Shearer, Senator Thom Tillis' Triangle Regional Representative regarding the recent...

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Attend the Legislative Forum on Healthcare Stories

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from  6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Where: Auditorium of the Miller-Morgan Building at North Carolina Central University in Durham DFOA Action partners The Coalition for Health Care of North Carolina, along with the NCCU Department of Public Health...

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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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