2017 New England Candidate Bootcamp
Emerge America and our 18 Emerge affiliates share one mission: To increase the number of Democratic women leaders from diverse backgrounds in public office through recruitment, training, and providing a powerful network. Emerge Vermont, Emerge Massachusetts and Emerge Maine, affiliates of Emerge America, are the premier political leadership training programs for Democratic women in their respective states who demonstrate an interest in pursuing public office.
With a curricula designed just for current candidates, the New England Candidate Bootcamp is an intensive three-day program to give women the training they need to run and win this year. Curricula will include the following topics presented by top political strategists and trainers.
- Developing a campaign plan
- Press Operations
- Public Speaking
- Grassroots Field Campaigns
- And much more!
June 16-18, 2017, Massachusetts, Location TBD
Tuition for the New England Candidate Boot Camp is $550. A deposit of $275 is due upon acceptance and the other $275 is due upon the first day of the bootcamp. Tuition covers our costs for national trainer travel, the meeting location, training materials and meals (3 breakfasts and lunches, 1 dinner). Once you complete Boot Camp you will be considered an Emerge Bootcamp Alumna and have access to alumnae resources as well as continuing education opportunities for alumnae. Tuition may be paid by personal or campaign committee accounts. Due to campaign finance regulations, Emerge America, Emerge Vermont, Emerge Massachusetts and Emerge Maine cannot provide scholarships to Boot Camp participants. We do encourage all participants to fundraise to cover or defray the cost.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
The New England Candidate Bootcamp hosted by Emerge America, Emerge Vermont, Emerge Massachusetts and Emerge Maine has been developed for Democratic women who are running for office in 2017. The curriculum is focused on the skills women need to turbocharge their campaigns this year. Only candidates appearing on the ballot in 2017 are eligible for this program. Women from states in New England are encouraged to apply.
If you are not a candidate for public office in 2017, but thinking about running in the future and are from a state with a current affiliate, we recommend applying to our six-month training program.
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