Join us Inside the Organizers' Corner, a new video series in which we bring together organizers from different parts of the movement to talk about organizing strategy and practice. 

In this segment, Ben Chin (Maine People’s Alliance) talks with Nelini Stamp (Working Families Party), James Haslam (Rights & Democracy), Arleen Vargas (OneAmerica), and Kendall Mackey (350) about how they think about keeping bottom-up democracy strong as their organizations grow in size and power. 



Join the conversation. How have you built bottom-up democracy in your organization? What are the challenges in maintaining democratic systems, especially as your organization has grown? What has worked well, and what are you still trying to figure out? Send a video or written response to


Watch the rest of Inside the Organizers' Corner. Click here for a discussion of the influx of upwardly-mobile, white activists during the Trump years and click here for a conversation about power — what it means, how we built it, and how we use it to win. 


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