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  • The Next Chapter

    Recently, we shared some difficult but necessary decisions our Board of Directors made regarding the composition of the Board. This was a decision that was made for the longevity and healthy continuation of the work that we’re known for: empowering and training leaders across the progressive movement, rooted in our core values and beliefs.

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  • Movement Technology Trainings in 2018

    At Wellstone, our Movement Technology program is about people and the connections between us -- not tech for tech’s sake.

    In 2016, we began this body of work because we saw that technology was getting farther and farther away from the core components of what makes organizing so powerful: people. Our framework has evolved over the last two years, and we’re proud to report that organizers and communicators that come through our doors are creatively equipped with the skills to face an increasingly complicated world.

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  • 2017: What You Made Possible

    Dear Friend,

    Thank you for your continued support of Wellstone this year – here’s what you made possible.

    Back these bold leaders in 2018 -- thanks for your continued support.

    Happy holidays,

    The Wellstone Team

     

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  • Some News, and What's Next

    Today, we’re writing to you with some big news: after nine years at Wellstone and two years as our Executive Director, Edith Sargon will be leaving her position this November. Her visionary leadership and commitment to authentic, inclusive organizing will be sorely missed, but live on in the staff, programs, and ethos of Wellstone. We’re so thankful for her many contributions to shaping this organization and our team, and look forward to seeing what she does next.

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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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  • Meet the Crew at Data and Analytics Camp

    It is with great pleasure that I introduce to you the first Data and Analytics Camp class of 2017! 

    group photo of 40 data practitioners at conference center

    Data and Analytics Camp 2017 in Miami

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  • 2016 fair courts

    Defending Our Democracy

    Our courts have always played a crucial role in maintaining our country’s checks and balances. Judicial independence is crucial for protecting our democracy and in 2017, this is more critical than ever. 

    In 2016, outside spending by interest groups dominated judicial elections like never before. This threatens the impartiality of our nation’s court system, a balance that is crucial to our democracy. 

    Even so, Wellstone partners worked to successfully defend justices under attack in many states, including Kansas, Alaska, New Mexico, Arizona, and Florida.

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