February 2016

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  • Welcoming a New Era of Leadership at Wellstone

    Today, we announced that Wellstone will have a new Executive Director in Edith Sargon as of May 1st. Ben Goldfarb will continue to serve as Strategic Advisor to the organization through December 2016. We are excited to welcome this new era of leadership at Wellstone. Click through for statements from both Ben and Edith. Thank you for celebrating with us in this moment.

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  • A Data-Driven Future

    Earlier this month, 56 organizers from across the country gathered in Baltimore for Data BootCamp – a six-day intensive training designed to further the skills of those working in (or transitioning to) data-related positions that fuel progressive campaigns.
     
    They came from a diversity of backgrounds and a variety of causes to unite around a common passion for data-driven strategy. Now, with new skills, expanded networks, and amplified passions, they are ready to take our movement to the next level.
     
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  • data bootcamp trainees

    A Huge Thank You to Our Data BootCamp Team!

    This month's Data BootCamp was the first of several crucial trainings that are new to Wellstone this year as part of our commitment to continue the work of New Organizing Institute.

    Data BootCamp was a six-day intensive training for those working in (or transitioning to) data-related positions in the progressive movement. When we say intense, we really mean it. The 56 trainees worked long and HARD, and walked away with an arsenal of new and improved skills from VAN to SQL to GIS and so much more.

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