The AFL-CIO has put out a video demonstrating how people can do virtual phone banking using the contacts they already have through a new FAN (Friends and Neighbors) tool. It appears to be a great way for workers around the country to show solidarity with their brothers and sisters and will be an invaluable method for getting out the vote in the Wisconsin recall and the general election.
The easy-to-follow video shows how you can use social media outlets like Facebook to match voter files and create a phone bank that you can run from your laptop. You earn points and prizes for your efforts, too. Kudos to the AFL-CIO for the innovative approach.