Lessons from the Obama 2012 Grassroots Campaign:


What Two Devoted Volunteers Learned


The surprise of having a photo with the president stirred Al’s anxieties about smiling on command, so he said. “I thought you would be cardboard.”

“No, I’m the real thing,” President Obama said. We all laughed and the camera clicked, twice.

This was the highlight of our thirteen months of volunteering with Organizing for America, the Obama 2012 grassroots campaign.

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We look forward to your comments.

1/15/2013 – See some reviews of the book at: www.amazon.com

Now available at Whatcom County Library Services (wcls.org).

Al and Ruth