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  • The Year Ahead

    You already know that 2016 is going to be a big year. With a critical Presidential election on the line, we know that protecting our democracy is essential at both the federal and local level – and with your help, we can make sure that all across this country, we are practicing a politics that improves people’s lives.

    Here’s what’s on tap for Wellstone in 2016:

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  • A Bold Future

    We’re proud of all we accomplished, together, in 2015 and we're looking forward to great things in 2016. This infographic is a summary of all we've accomplished in 2015.
     
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  • Wellstone Staff

    We're Hiring: Director, Movement Technology

    Guiding a people-centered, progressive politics. Winning on some of the most critical social justice issues of our time. That's what we do at Wellstone Action - and we invite you to join us.
     
    The Director, Movement Technology will drive our new strategy to support the next generation of practitioners in emerging technology -- carrying on and evolving the incredible legacy of the New Organizing Institute, which recently rolled its essential training programs into Wellstone.
     
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  • Winning Enduring Progress: 2014 Annual Report

    We are pleased to share with you the latest annual report. Capping off a busy 2014 with over 120 trainings, partnering with hundreds of frontline organizations, and launching our biggest program-to-date, Wellstone Corps, this report is a powerful affirmation of Wellstone Action's impact in politics and within the progressive movement.

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  • Update - Camp Wellstone: Online

    I wanted to give you an update on Camp Wellstone: Online.

    Earlier this month, we launched our new online learning program, and over the past two weeks over 130 people from 24 states (and Canada!) have joined us for our online classroom on running, and winning, as a progressive candidate.

    Camp Wellstone: Online is one of the most important new initiatives we’ve started this year. And we could only launch it because of support from donors like you..

    As one participant said after the last session:

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  • A Tale of Two Judges

    Hamilton County, Ohio, Judges Jerry Metz and Pat Foley began their careers on a parallel track. Both trace their interest in politics to their childhoods. They even attended the same seminary (though they didn’t know each other at the time!) and then moved on to legal work for the bulk of their careers. And both thank Wellstone for propelling their judicial campaigns.

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  • Why not now?

    “I come from a big family, so organizing big events is in my blood.” Explains Pinky Vargas, “I’ve always been a community organizer.”

    And while her interest in local Bellingham (a Seattle suburb) politics grew over the years – she’d even watch the local access channel’s broadcast of city council meetings – the idea of running for office stayed in the back of her mind to do many years down the line.

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