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Beyond the Midterms: This Isn’t a Moment, It’s a Movement

Twenty-seven years ago, all eyes were glued to Anita Hill as she testified, professionally and emphatically, before the entirely white and male ...
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Why I’m Running for State Treasurer in Wisconsin

Like many of us, the day after the 2016 Presidential election was one of the most painful and frustrating days of my adult life. It was also my ...
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Inside the candidate bootcamp where the future is indeed female

“What would prevent a person from voting for you?” asks my instructor. “Write it down, because we’re going to get to it later.” I’m at Emerge ...
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Women Of Color Are Viable Candidates No Matter What Their Communities Look Like

This year’s elections are quickly becoming one for the history books. Thousands of women across the country have stepped up to run for office and ...
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  • News Article
  • Aug 29, 2018
  • Vox

The first openly transgender gubernatorial nominee from a major party is getting death threats

Christine Hallquist expected the death threats. “Early on when our team assembled I said, ‘the more successful we are, the more vitriol and threats ...
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  • News Article
  • Aug 28, 2018
  • Vox

She was slut-shamed while running for office. Now she’s fighting back.

Rachel Hundley’s political career was a success story. The lawyer and former food truck owner was elected to the city council in Sonoma, California, ...
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Emerge lights the fuse as women’s political power takes off

It’s been a good year for women in politics in San Francisco, and Andrea Dew Steele can take some of the credit. In 2002, a friend of hers whom you ...
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Transgender Candidate Makes History in a Year of ‘Firsts’ for Women

Christine Hallquist made history in Vermont on Tuesday, becoming the first transgender person in America ever nominated for governor by a major ...
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  • Job Posting
  • Jul 30, 2018

Emerge America Seeks Chief Financial Officer

TITLE Chief Financial Officer (CFO) APPLICATION DEADLINE Rolling LOCATION San Francisco MISSION Emerge America’s mission is to increase the number of ...
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  • Job Posting
  • Jul 25, 2018

Fall 2018 Communications Internship

Fall 2018 Communications Internship If you are enthusiastic about the advancement of women in politics, then this is the internship for you! At ...
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