Mission: To carry out the charitable purposes and functions of wellstone action! , an organization described in section 501(c)(4) of the internal revenue code, which was formed to continue paul and sheila wellstone's passion for and commitment to advancing progressive social change and economic justice.
Programs: Movement building: wellstone's movement building work creates powerful, long-term movements for change by enhancing and connecting the electoral, public policy, and leadership development work of progressive nonprofit organizations and coalitions. The movement building project provided trainings to 1,037 nonprofit leaders and community organizers in 2017.
public leadership:wellstone action's public leadership work builds on the wellstone triangle to win change, training aspiring leaders to step forward off the sidelines and build power in community. The public leadership project provided trainings to 652 leaders in 2017.
movement technology:wellstone's newest body of work, movement technology, builds the skills of data and digital practitioners who will advance change in our communities. The movement building project provided trainings to 404 data and digital strategists in 2017.