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  • Want a New Website? Project Management Guide for Nonprofits and Campaigns

    Say it’s time for your organization to do a website redesign, or your campaign needs a new website for the campaign launch or post-primary. How do you get a beautiful new site that meets your needs, on time and on budget? Our progressive nonprofit, union and Democratic political campaign website project management guide is here for you!

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  • A Teacher, In One Sense of the Word

    Our new Program Director, Jennifer Sconyers, planned to become a teacher. “I was going to school, and working in the Springfield, IL Schools, planning to launch my career as a teacher. And then one day I realized that I loved the kids, but not the administrators,” explains Jennifer, “So I thought, ‘now what?’”

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  • A picture that tells a story

    I have to share this photo with you.

    This is what change looks like. This is what a movement growing, and innovating, and evolving looks like. This is what winning looks like.

    We’re in Nashville right now, with 25 of the country’s best emerging organizers, to kick off Wellstone Corps. Together, we’re developing the next generation of progressive leaders. Along the way, we’re training them to communicate messages that stick, and to build a volunteer program that strengthens the movement over the long-haul.

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  • So, what’s the Charities Review Council?

    For over a decade at Wellstone, we’ve dedicated ourselves to use every penny, of every donation, as effectively as possible. Our budget is smart, ambitious, and lean. Put another way? We’re small on overhead, big on results.

    And now we have a shiny new seal to prove it.

    Meeting the Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards means that we’re a top-tier nonprofit that adheres to industry leading best practices. We invest your donations wisely, ever focused on results, always going above and beyond to be open and transparent about how your dollar is being spent.

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  • Joining the League of Superheroes

    For our new Senior Project Manager, Causten Rodriguez-Wollerman, life as an organizer got started early.

    Working at a LGBTQ youth drop-in center, and with an antiviolence crisis line, just after high school in Colorado, a statewide organizing group approached Causten to help with a 2004 LGBT voter registration drive. “I was good at it, and it paid $10 an hour. So after the campaign, when they asked me to stay and work on racial justice issues, I suddenly could do something about all these issues that I was passionate about.”

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  • Resources to win, thanks to a little help from our friends

    We’ve just launched a powerful new section of our website, an online resources library filled with helpful calculators, tip sheets, and samples for campaigns that want to run and win the Wellstone Way.

    We gathered up the cutting-edge strategies and current best practices to create this toolkit for progressive across the country. And to do it, we built this library the Wellstone Way, by working with the best and brightest campaigners from all over the progressive community.

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  • We're Hiring: Accounting Manager

    As Accounting Manager, you will maintain financial records and systems for Wellstone's three organizations: Wellstone Action, Wellstone Action Fund, and Progressive Campaign Leadership. You will reconcile and balance accounts, prepare routine budgets and reports, process payroll, assist with preparation for regular auditing and monitoring, and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on revenue and expenses. And you'll work with a highly strategic, results-driven, and good-humored team that cares as much about our people as we do about the work.

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