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More women than men serve in Nevada’s state legislature. How did that happen?

When women run for office, they win at the same rates that men do. The key is encouraging them to run. Nevada Assembly Majority Leader Rep. Teresa...
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  • Press Release
  • Jan 5, 2022

NEW VIDEO: Emerge Kicks Off Critical Election Cycle, Highlights the Women Repowering Political Structures Nationwide

“The New American Majority is Here.” Washington, D.C. – Today, Emerge officially kicked off the 2022 election cycle with a new video highlighting the...
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What happens when you have an all-women city council? New Mexico is about to find out.

The city of Las Cruces will soon have women representing all six of its city council district seats. It joins a short list of all-women or nearly...
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  • Job Posting
  • Nov 29, 2021

Emerge Seeks Deputy Communications Director

Deputy Communications Director Do you want to put your writing and social media superpowers to work to support the training of Democratic women to...
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  • Job Posting
  • Nov 29, 2021

Emerge Seeks Director of Finance

Director of Finance Do you want to put your financial and analytic superpowers to work to support the training of Democratic women to run for...
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  • Press Release
  • Nov 19, 2021

Statement from Emerge President A’shanti F. Gholar on Today’s Verdict in Wisconsin

Today’s verdict in Kenosha, Wisconsin is a reminder that injustice still exists in America. We stand with the victims and the public’s...
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What Republican wins in Virginia could mean for state — and maybe national — politics

Republicans’ sweep of key statewide and legislative offices has broad implications for education, abortion, LGTBQ+ rights and voting. Republican...
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  • Press Release
  • Nov 3, 2021

Emerge Candidates Continue to Win at State and Local Level

For Immediate Release November 3, 2021 Contact – Allison Abney; Allison@emergeamerica.org   Emerge Candidates Continue to Win at State...
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Before Boston’s historic mayoral race between two women of color, a diverse city council helped paved the way

Candidates Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George both served on the Boston City Council before their mayoral bids. It’s a pipeline years in the...
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  • News Article
  • Oct 27, 2021

Faces of NAM: Destiny Hallenbeck

Last week, Emerge launched Faces of NAM (#SayNAM) featuring Emerge alumnae across the country. Chatham School Board member Destiny Hallenbeck is...
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