San Francisco, Calif.—Moms are ideal candidates, and that’s why Emerge America, the only national organization that recruits, trains and supports a powerful network for Democratic women candidates, launched thefollowhillaryslead.org campaign to increase the number of women candidates by 20 percent, starting with moms.
“This Mother’s Day, show your love and respect to a mom by telling her to run for office,” said Emerge America founder Andrea Steele. “A first step to success for women starts with someone they love encouraging them to run. America needs more moms in office, so recruit a mom today.” Here are Emerge America’s the top five reasons why moms make great candidates:
ABOUT EMERGE AMERICA
Emerge America is changing the face of American politics by identifying, training and encouraging women to run for office, get elected and seek higher office. As the number of elected Democratic women remains flat or even declines, the need for their work is growing across the country. They currently work in 14 states. Emerge America’s role is to serve the states where they work, open new state programs and build capacity to train more women in each of their current states. Visit them online at http://www.emergeamerica.org/.
SOURCE Emerge America