Thursday, August 30, 2007

Obama Campaign Organized More Than 400 Summer Events

From the Obama Campaign:

Barack Obama made it clear from the beginning that he wanted to run a different kind of campaign—a grassroots movement that would allow regular people to take organizing into their own hands to change the country. From issue forums to book clubs to "eating meetings," that vision has become a reality in New Hampshire this summer.

As we head into the fall, here's a sampling of some of the more than 400 activities from the summer:

Local issue forums: 33
Participants: more than 400
Faith forums: 9
Child advocacy forums: 7
Small business forums: 4
Environment forums: 7
Senior citizen forums: 6

From Doubt to Hope Book Clubs: 48
Four sessions each 12 towns
Participants: more than 300

New Hampshire Users: 801

Hoops.Action.Change basketball tournament
Regional brackets: 4 (Portsmouth, Keene, Nashua, and Lebanon)
Participants: 75
Games played: 58

Independence Day Events: More than 50
Debate Watch Parties: 27
Women for Obama events: 12
Coffees with the Campaign: 46
General organizational meetings: 82