WV WFP plays major role in organizing teacher’s strike

Buzzfeed covered the inside story of how a private facebook group that WV WFP Director Ryan Frankenberry helped create provided a key piece of organizing infrastructure that made the state’s historic teachers’ strike possible:

“This strike wouldn’t have happened without the grassroots organization through the private Facebook group,” said Ryan Frankenberry, an organizer with the progressive West Virginia Working Families Party, which supported the teachers’ efforts. “The legislative leadership, unions, other organizations, were all helpful. But without question, I don’t think this would have reached the critical mass that was needed had they not had the platform of the group to communicate.”

Read the full story on Buzzfeed.