Abby Sasser

Abby Sasser
Abby Sasser began working with ONE in 2010 as our stellar CDL in Nashville Tennessee where she built up a fabulous ONE presence. As Regional Field Director, she has expanded her efforts to the entire Southeast including Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida and Georgia. Previously an Artist Manager, Abby left the Nashville music industry in 2007 to teach English to primary school students in a village outside of Ukunda, Kenya. After returning to the United States, Abby changed career paths and entered into the nonprofit world where she spent four years at the YWCA before coming to ONE.

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Introducing the ONE Leadership Academy – sign up now!

Introducing the ONE Leadership Academy – sign up now!

We’re pretty pumped over here on the ONE Field team about a brand new opportunity we’re bringing straight to your hometown. Introducing the ONE Leadership Academy! This is a no-nonsense training for only the most dedicated ONE members. If you’re ready to step up your advocacy game in order to get behind the real possibi......
What Congressional Recess? A very busy August for ONE Southeast

What Congressional Recess? A very busy August for ONE Southeast

Ah, the Congressional August recess… a time for Washington to regroup and rest up for the fall. All the members of Congress return to their home districts and the politicos, lobbyists and government aides let out a big sigh of relief – that is unless you’re a field organizer. This year at ONE, the August…...
ONE signs up 200 new members at Wanderlust Colorado

ONE signs up 200 new members at Wanderlust Colorado

Last week, ONE attended Wanderlust, a one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates yoga, good food, music and more, to share our mission with attendees. Here’s an update on our recruitment efforts.  Wanderlust Festival defines itself as “an irresistible desire to travel, practice yoga, eat well, be green, appreciate art, and c......
Bringing #agit8 to the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Bringing #agit8 to the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

All photos: Abby Sasser/ONE Tie-dye, jam bands and a-whole-lot of poverty fighting! That’s what went down at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival last weekend. ONE members from as far as Miami travelled to Manchester, Tenn., to petition festival goers to speak up on behalf of the world’s poorest people. The timing was p......
Becoming a patriot in the most unlikely of places

Becoming a patriot in the most unlikely of places

ONE Regional Field Director Abby Sasser traveled to Malawi and Zambia with ONE last month. Read her reflection of her trip here, then check out more of her photos here.  I’ve never really considered myself a patriot. That’s not to say I don’t know how lucky I am to have grown up in the country I did.…...
Your Valentine’s Day cards: Delivered!

Your Valentine’s Day cards: Delivered!

Our busy week at ONE continued today with a stop at the White House to deliver ONE members’ Valentine to President Obama. Packed with 10,000 signatures, the clever card reads “I like a man who can commit” and asks the president to follow through on his commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis&hellip......
ONE Miami brings down the house for World AIDS Day

ONE Miami brings down the house for World AIDS Day

Three weeks ago, ONE members Erica Bovea, Dani Bernal, Betsy Skipp and Alix Gordon teamed up to pursue the idea of bringing the tropical and culturally diverse city of Miami together on World AIDS Day. Miami is a significant location for the mission of raising awareness of this continuing pandemic given the fact that the&hell......
VIDEO: Michael Elliott talks about ONE at The Clinton School

VIDEO: Michael Elliott talks about ONE at The Clinton School

ONE President and CEO Michael Elliott visited Little Rock, Ark., last month to join the ranks of the esteemed guests who have spoken at The Clinton School for Public Service. The bipartisan speaker series has featured everyone from Rachel Maddow to Mike Huckabee and of course both Bill and Hillary Clinton. Michael’s speech,......
ONE members across the Southeast celebrate World Food Day

ONE members across the Southeast celebrate World Food Day

The Congressional district leaders of the Southeast were busy putting on events all over Dixieland on World Food Day! From Miami, Fla., to Fayetteville, Ark., our volunteers were busy spreading the word that nutrition needs to be on the agenda in order to help 25 million kids reach their full potential. Here are some highligh......
Hugh Acheson leads World Food Day discussion in Atlanta

Hugh Acheson leads World Food Day discussion in Atlanta

ONE Regional Field Director Abby Sasser provides a recap of ONE’s World Food Day event in Atlanta. ONE Supporter, Top Chef Master and Judge Hugh Acheson whipped up a delicious sweet potato soup for a packed room at The Viking Cooking School in Atlanta last Tuesday on World Food Day. During the cooking demonstration he&h......
Why ONE is at the Republican National Convention

Why ONE is at the Republican National Convention

ONE Vote Organizer Abby Sasser reports live from Tampa, Florida at the Republican National Convention. The first few days of the Republican National Convention (RNC) have been exciting, and ONE spirit is in full effect! Volunteers have been up bright and early every day for MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Donning ONE shirts, ONE membe......