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Can We Crack the Right’s White Bloc? These Organizers Say Yes

Marcy Rein Organizing Upgrade
Deep canvass conversations, storytelling, acknowledges people’s experiences while suggesting a different way to understand and respond. Race-class narrative highlights the stake that white people have in fighting racism and ways to take action.

'Deep Canvassing' Targets Rural Georgia

Benjamin Barber Facing South
Volunteers and organizers with People's Action recently took part in phone banking during a virtual deep canvassing event. The focus: connecting with rural voters and others less likely to turn out for Georgia's Senate runoffs.

Rural Organizing Pays Off

Jordan Green In These Times
"Organizing in rural spaces with progressive, multiracial solidarity messaging is the future. Either we get there first or white supremacists get there first.”
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