We can't rest now! With an eye on the big election year in 2016, we are preparing to train women to run for office all across Vermont. Can you Spring for Emerge Vermont with a gift of $25, $50, $100 or more?

On Town Meeting Day 2015, Nicole won a contested City Council race in Winooski!

These 12 remarkable leaders graduated from our 5-month long training program in May 2015!

Senator-elect Becca Balint from Windham county is the first openly lesbian women to win a Senate seat in VT and Representative-elect Kiah Morris is the first African-American woman elected to the House in over 25 years.

Emerge Vermont is changing the face of Vermont politics by identifying, training and encouraging women to run for office, get elected and to seek higher office. Our intensive, cohort-based six-month training program is unique. As the number of elected Democratic women remains flat or even declines, the need for our work is growing.

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Learn about the Emerge program, how to apply and get connected to our Council of Allies

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