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  • The Wellstone Model of Organizing

    An elder Hmong woman, deeply connected with her community, comes to a GOTV shift in East St. Paul, she’s trained to use a computer for the first time and the most effective ways to turnout voters.

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  • Join Us: Development Assistant

    As our Development Assistant, you will be an integral part of the development team by maintaining donor records and supporting the organization’s fundraising efforts. And you’ll work with a highly strategic, results-driven, and good-humored organization that cares as much about our people as we do about the work. 

    Interested? Read the full job description and apply today!

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  • Winning the Second Time Around, Starting with Wellstone

    We’ll skip to the back of the book: after losing her first campaign in 2012 for a state house seat in Northern Idaho by 123 votes, Paulette Jordan ran again in 2014 and won. Sorry to ruin the ending, but it’s the heart of the story that you don’t want to miss.

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  • An Enduring Voice

    We came together from different backgrounds and communities, different generations and experiences.  We represent very diverse cultures.  We came together in common purpose, not just to get out the vote but to lift up our neighborhoods. 

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  • Our Statement on the Grand Jury’s Decision in Ferguson

    We are saddened but not surprised. We are angered but not deterred. 
     
    Yesterday, a grand jury chose not to indict Michael Brown's killer, Darren Wilson. Today, the quest for justice marches on. Michael Brown was the victim of police violence, and of a justice system that has failed families of color for too long.
     
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  • From Arizona to the White House

    "What makes us Americans is our shared commitment to an ideal, that all of us are created equal, and all of us have the chance to make of our lives what we will."
    - President Obama, 11/20/2014, announcing a series of executive actions on immigration

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  • From Student Council to Wellstone

    Emily ran for student council president, the Wellstone Way.

    She was in 6th grade, frizzy hair, not exactly part of the popular group, but determined to make a difference. So Emily got to work, circulating a newsletter, waking up early to greet all her classmates during the morning bell, talking about her ideas to improve the school. She didn't win, but it was the experience that launched her career.

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