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Yvette Simpson becomes CEO and the first woman of color to lead DFA
After 15 years, DFA breaks glass ceiling with the first woman in the Chief Executive role
The Political Revolution
Democracy for America members built an incredible grassroots movement to support Bernie Sanders.
DFA becomes a founding member the Kairos Fellowship
A multi-year partnership creates dozens of paid, full-time Fellowships for emerging digital leaders of color
DFA endorses Bernie Sanders for President
After receiving 87.9% of member vote, Sanders captures first Democratic presidential primary endorsement in progressive PAC’s history.
DFA stands in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter
DFA calls on candidates seeking endorsement to stand up alongside the Movement for Black Lives
Historic victory on Net Neutrality!
Thanks to the advocacy of millions of Americans, including tens of thousands of DFA members, the FCC voted to protect Net Neutrality
DFA launches “Run Warren Run”
87.6% of DFA members voted in favor of a campaign to draft Elizabeth Warren for president.
2014 Midterms: DFA elects progressives up and down the ballot
Elizabeth Warren Democrats win key victories
DFA launches Purple to Blue; drives victory in Virginia
With Congress grinding to a halt, we took the fight to the states.
Elizabeth Warren headlines a strong year for DFA’s Dean Dozen
DFA members boost progressives around the country.
In rough year for Democrats, DFA delivers for key progressives
DFA members are the boots on the ground in 29 important progressive victories nationwide.
DFA members call on the Senate to pass a public option through reconciliation
All we needed was a simple majority vote on the public option.
America can’t wait (for healthcare reform)
While Senate Democrats like Ben Nelson dragged their feet, Americans needed healthcare reform stat.
Howard Dean returns to DFA to fight for public option
After an incredibly successful four years as DNC chair, Howard Dean returns to kick off our campaign for a public option.
Dollar a Day to Make Norm Coleman Go Away
DFA kickstarts the PCCC in this campaign that raised over $200,000 from grassroots donors.
Primaries matter: Donna Edwards wins special election
DFA members win the fight for the soul of the Democratic Party.
DFA’s Democratic primary pulse poll paves the way for Barack Obama
It turns out the establishment-anointed frontrunner didn’t really have it in the bag.
DFA members pressure Democratic presidential contenders to be more progressive
Watch Barack Obama respond directly to DFA members' petition calling for an end to the War in Iraq.
People-powered Democratic wave
2006 was a huge year for progressives and it was thanks to progressive activists like you.
Primaries Matter: Ned Lamont’s game changing opposition to Iraq war sets up a Democratic wave
Watch Ned Lamont thank DFA members and find out how his campaign shaped the 2006 election.
DFA and grassroots movement propels Howard Dean to DNC Chair
Watch his acceptance speech and learn about what Howard Dean accomplished as DNC Chair.