"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." 

Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House

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Jan 5 2017

Emerge California has announced today that Maimuna Syed will become the organization’s new Executive Director effective February 1st. Maimuna has worked for statewide and national unions for eight years. Prior to coming to Emerge CA, Maimuna worked for the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton. 

Oct 11 2016

Here in the Bay Area, men are working hard to get women elected to office. Emerge California, which recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office, will honor those men at its annual fall mixer at Hawthorn in San Francisco. 

Sep 19 2016

Oakland, CA – Emerge California has elected Josefina Ramirez Notsinneh and Janice Rocco to its Board of Directors. Both are public policy experts based in Sacramento.