Applications for the 2015 Program now open and available online!

Join us on Thursday, September 18 for our Inaugural Annual Event in Los Angeles.

"The best way for us to fight back when our health, our lives, our families and our communities are all at stake is to elect more women."

-US Senator Barbara Boxer

"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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Aug 26 2014

Oakland, CA – A record thirty-three graduates of Emerge CA are on ballots across the state, making it the largest number of alumnae to run in a single year in the organization’s 12-year history. Emerge recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office.

Aug 20 2014

It’s well-known that in the Capitol, those who crow the loudest end up on the most powerful list. As a result, and with a few exceptions, the “who’s who” list du jour often ends up being little more than a compendium of self-promoters and self-selected cliques.