The #LeadersMatter virtual salon series is an event benefit of the Emerge Leadership Circle*.
We encourage you to invite your children to participate in this virtual salon series.
Donna Brazile is a political strategist, Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation and former Chairwoman at the Democratic National Committee. Celinda Lake, founder of Lake Research Partners, is a noted pollster, political strategist and one of the nation’s foremost experts on electing women candidates. Our experts and Advisory Board Members will break down election results for us, assess important trends, provide critical analysis into this year’s elections and share the impacts of these results going into November.
Thursday, May 28th | 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET
Join Cecile Richards and A’shanti Gholar for a one-on-one conversation about Democratic women leadership and the importance of representation in politics and public office.
Thursday, June 4th | 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET
Colorado State Representative Leslie Herod and Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins
When Home is Not Safe: Representative Herod is the first LGBTQ African American to serve in Colorado’s General Assembly, and District Attorney Rollins is the first woman and first person of color to serve as DA in Massachusetts. They are trailblazers, and since taking office, our Emerge alums have championed meaningful criminal justice reform at the state and local level. They are working hard to keep their communities safe during this pandemic and ensure that all Americans have the proper resources to get through this crisis.
Additional speakers may include school board members, Congressional candidates and journalists.
*The Leadership Circle is a core group of supporters who give $1,000 or more each year to support Emerge’s ongoing work. Leadership Circle members receive all-access to the complete #LeadersMatter virtual salon series including one guest pass. Other membership benefits include:
Individual tickets for each salon are also available to purchase for non-Leadership Circle members at $100.
5/14: Election Protection with Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold and Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs
Moderated by Emerge Colorado Executive Director Michal Rosenoer
Our Emerge alums and Secretaries of State talked us through the importance of voting by mail and ensuring safe elections during this time. Watch the salon here.
Thursday, May 14th | 1:00 PM PT / 4:00 PM ET
5/5: Public Safety Amidst a Public Health Crisis with Congresswoman Lucy McBath (GA-06) & San Francisco Supervisor Catherine Stefani
Moderated by Moms Demand Action Founder and Emerge Advisory Board Member Shannon Watts
Emerge alums Congresswoman Lucy McBath and Supervisor Catherine Stefani discussed the gun safety issues brought to light by the current public health crisis. Watch the salon here.
4/30: What Happens When You Flip a State with Virginia Delegates Jennifer Carroll Foy and Danica Roem
Moderated by Emerge VA Executive Director Veena Lothe
Virginia Delegates Jennifer Carroll Foy and Danica Roem discussed what they are working on now and shared more about their stories as Emerge alums. Watch the salon here.
4/16: Mayors on the Front Line: San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
Moderated by Emerge California Executive Director Melanie Ramil
Our incredible Emerge alums are Mayors of two large cities impacted early in this pandemic. They have led the way and gave a full picture of the issues at play. Watch the salon here.
4/7: A Physician’s Perspective: Congresswoman Kim Schrier (WA-08) and Dr. Hiral Tipirneni
Moderated by Emerge New Mexico Executive Director Dr. Sharmin Dharas
The doctors presented their thoughts on the crisis and took questions from the Emerge network and their children. Watch the salon here.