Emerge at the 2024 Democratic National Convention

Join Emerge at the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago

The nation’s largest network of women elected officials & candidates is coming to Chicago, and we want you to join us! August 19-22, 2024

Emerge Lounge

WHEN: MONDAY, AUGUST 19 – THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, LIVE TALK TIMES TIMES TBA

WHERE: MCCORMICK PLACE

Right in the McCormick Place convention center, steps away from all the activity. Join us to chat with Emerge alums in elected office. Grab a beverage. Charge your phone. Relax, or take a selfie. It all happens in the Emerge Lounge.

We are also hosting a series of Live Talks on a range of topics with our official media partner The Meteor, to be streamed from the Lounge. Moderators and panelists to include journalists and Emerge alums in office or on the 2024 ballot.

 

Trailblazing Women of Labor Luncheon

WHEN: TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 11 AM – 1 PM CT

WHERE: MARRIOTT MARQUIS (CONNECTED TO MCCORMICK PLACE VIA SKYBRIDGE)

Each year, Emerge hosts an event to honor the women powering the labor movement forward, and this year we are doing it in Chicago! We will be joined by special guests from the Emerge network, Democratic leaders, and Emerge alums. In 2024, we are honoring SEIU and AFT leadership. 

 

Emerge After Dark

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, WATCH PARTY: 7 PM CT, MAIN EVENT: 10 PM CT

WHERE: VENUE WEST (JUST FOUR BLOCKS FROM UNITED CENTER)

See and be seen. The DJ, the crowd, the upscale warehouse vibe, the mood. Celebrate the renomination of Vice President Kamala Harris on the Democratic ticket with Emerge alums. We expect 1,000 attendees, including many Emerge women electeds in town for the convention. And if you want to start the party early, join us for our pre-event watch party!

 

Emerge Step Forward Program

WHEN: THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, TIME TBA

WHERE: MCCORMICK PLACE

Thinking about running for office? Step Forward with us! This 101 level program is a space for women to consider whether running for office is for them. It’s Emerge doing what we do best – train!

In addition to the session for women who are already considering running for office, we are adding a second session for women who are interested in staffing/volunteering/helping others run.

 

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For more information, please email dnc@emergeamerica.org. 

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Emerge Action Fund is a 501(c)(4) organization. Emerge does not endorse candidates and does not make contributions to, or coordinate its spending with, any candidates or political parties.