About Emerge

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

A pool of highly qualified Democratic candidates is being left untapped.  Too often, women do not see themselves running for office—they assume they aren’t experienced enough or they don’t know where to begin.  Emerge Pennsylvania is changing that!

Emerge Pennsylvania is an affiliate of Emerge America, a national organization currently working in 17 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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