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  • Looking Ahead to RootsCamp 2018

    I’m writing today to tell you about Wellstone’s plans for RootsCamp, the annual progressive unconference. Many of you have written to me to ask how you can get involved, sponsor, or host a session. I wanted to tell you a little bit about how Wellstone is thinking about the future of RootsCamp.
     

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  • Finding Our Voices, Living Up to Sheila’s Legacy

    Twenty-four years ago, Sheila Wellstone crisscrossed Minnesota.

    Her husband had just been elected to the United States Senate, and she was determined to seize the opportunity to make a difference. At the time, domestic violence was reported as a crime, without attention to prevention or solution. It garnered little public dialogue, so Sheila set out to change that.

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  • Sheila Wellstone Institute: Bringing Leaders Together

    For well over a decade, there was no greater advocate, organizer, and national champion in the effort to end domestic violence in our communities than Sheila Wellstone. Wellstone Action continues Sheila’s work through our Sheila Wellstone Institute (SWI). Through SWI, Wellstone Action builds power and engages broad community support to ensure that ending violence against women and children is a national priority. SWI trains and convenes advocates, survivors, and witnesses towards that end.

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