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  • How He Won

    It’s not easy to win a deeply competitive campaign for the State Assembly at age 24. It’s especially tough when you’re a first time candidate, not originally from the area, going up against the corporate education reform movement, and an opponent funded by people like Michael Bloomberg.

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  • We don't want $889 million

    Have you seen the news? The Koch brothers are planning on spending $889 million in 2016.
     
    If my newsfeed is any indication, progressives are angry, bitter, frustrated. But that’s not how we’re going to win progress. It’s like we say on the back of our t-shirts.
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  • Walking the Walk

    I’ll be honest, running leadership development and training programs is always a little weird: my role is to prepare and support others to do amazing things. And the members of the Wellstone Corps did amazing things, I couldn’t be more proud of them, or more excited to see what they do next.
     
    Over the last 6 months, I helped lead Wellstone’s most ambitious program yet: Wellstone Corps. From start to finish, we walked the walk of what politics the Wellstone Way means. 
     
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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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