For the first time in the organization's history, there will be two distinct Emerge California cohorts Join us as we welcome the 2015 program members and celebrate all of our alumnae who had the courage & conviction to run for office this year.
"Now more than ever, women's voices and experiences are desperately needed in the halls of Congress and in state legislatures. Emerge's commitment to training and mentoring women candidates is vital to making that happen."
Emerge California works with a large groups of allies across the state made up of individuals and organizations. Our allies support Emerge California financially and by serving as mentors, trainers at our weekend programs and as sponsors of Emerge California events throughout the year.
We all know that it’s time for 'politics as usual' to change. There are plenty of reasons to avoid running for public office, but it is up to YOU to lead the way and start taking real steps towards progress. Read more about why you should apply for Emerge today.
California Democrats garnered big wins all across the state earlier this month in the November General Election, and those victories provided a much-needed silver lining to an otherwise bruising and disappointing election cycle.
Oakland, CA – Women candidates were on the ballots throughout California this week. Emerge California, which recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office, trained fifteen of the winning candidates.