August 2013

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  • Building a Legacy, One Training at a Time

    Matt Dannenberg will proudly tell you that it was because of a Wellstone Action training that he got hired at his current job. Back in the fall of 2009, Matt was an environmental studies major in his senior year at the University of Wisconsin Madison. He was nervous about his impending graduation, and he attended a Campus Camp Wellstone through the PIRG (Public Interest Research Group) on campus.

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  • Teacher. Camper. Donor.

    Louis Watanabe would tell you that his interest in politics has been part of his life for a long time, starting back in high school.

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  • Why I like NFL Training Camp, but Love Camp Wellstone

    Check out this great post from a Camp Wellstone Illinois alum about attending Camp just as the NFL preseason was getting underway.

    "I learned so much from them and from other participants, so this football loving-lawyer-turned-newbie-organizer wanted to share just a few of those lessons:

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  • 7 Feelings After Camp Wellstone

    So you just finished attending a Camp Wellstone and might be dealing with a few emotions. At Wellstone Action, we're here to help.

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  • Thank You, Marge

    Marge Boyle has been part of the Wellstone family since she started volunteering in the mailroom of Senator Wellstone's 1996 campaign. And she's been a part of Wellstone Action since the day we launched 10 years ago. If you've ever gotten a personal letter or nice note from us, it probably was thanks to Marge and the team of mailroom volunteers she's led over the past decade. This week we said goodbye to Marge as she heads off on a few road trips and begins some projects with the progressive community in the Twin Cities. 

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  • Deepening the Alumni Experience

    We’re proud of Camp Wellstone because there’s no better program out there to gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a progressive changemaker. We also know that the work of progressives is only just beginning after they graduate from Camp Wellstone.

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