Emerge Southern Regional Signature Program 2024

Emerge Southern Regional Signature Program 2024

The Emerge Southern Regional Signature Program 2024 is a unique opportunity for Democratic women who want to run for public office in the south. It is the only in-depth, six-month, 70-hour, training program that inspires candidates to run and gives them the tools to win. As a program member, you will be exposed to a variety of campaign and election experts who live, work, and win campaigns in the south. You will meet an array of dynamic women who hold elected and appointed office. Through Emerge, you are given specific opportunities to expand your political network. As an Emerge program member, you become a part of a supportive network which includes a national network of Emerge alums, Emerge board, and advisory council members.

Emerge Southern Regional Signature Program 2024 Curriculum

Participants meet one weekend a month for six months and receive comprehensive training on the following topics:

  • Public Speaking and Communication
  • Fundraising
  • Media and Messaging
  • Networking
  • Campaign Strategy
  • Field Operations
  • Labor and Endorsements
  • Technology and New Media
  • Cultural Competency
  • Ethical Leadership

Who Trains?

Emerge trainers are comprised of a premiere team of campaign consultants, advisors, and staff who have worked on winning campaigns in the south. Many of them have been involved in some of the most successful races we’ve seen in recent election cycles. They come from backgrounds that span over fundraising, direct mail, field strategy, communications, press management, and campaign messaging. They have won races from the city council to the governor’s mansion.

How to Apply

Committed to training Democratic women to build power in the south, Emerge has affiliates in the following southern states: ArkansasGeorgiaKentuckySouth Carolina, TennesseeTexas, and Virginia. If you live in one of these states, use the hyperlinks to apply to train there so you can learn how to win in your state.

If you live in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, or North Carolina, the Southern Regional program is for you.

Deadline: 9th September 2023