Prewitt Organizing Fund ("POF") traces its xxxxxx to 1998. Founders included some of the best union organizers in the country hailing from XXXX, XXXX, XXXX and XXXXX.
Prewitt was named in honor of organizer Phyllis Prewitt (picture?). From her example, POF's mission focused on creative and fearless ground-based organizing. The model was designed to distinguish POF dfrom the ill-fated AFL-C IO Organizing Institiute in several key respects:
metrics were based on votes cards and wins - not just recuriitn numbers
POF was open to organizers from every walk of life with a special emphisis on career transition staffers and actual union mmebrs (amzn and why - poultry - ufcw ctw liuna rwdsu - committed to core ideals (no office space, no instutuinal careerism, limited exisittnce xxxxxx)
today you'll still find 100s of your collegaues and friends that can trace their roots to overall expeince to POF.