15 years later and I still use Senator Paul Wellstone as the eminent example of what a politician should be about.
Wellstone brings a level of intentionality around impact, and a sophisticated understanding of the political climate in which our grantees work. They help our groups understand their role in the broader progressive ecosystem and have transformed them – through core skills training, strategy, metrics, and time-tested best practices – from making small-scale change to really commanding the margins.
Molly Schultz Hafid
Program Officer, Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock
Wellstone gave our candidates a renewed sense of confidence; they believe they can win, and they have the tools to win. That wouldn’t have happened without Wellstone. Wellstone harnessed their potential.
The skills and strategies I learned through Wellstone Action gave me the confidence I needed to take that next step, to continue on this path toward public service – and to believe that I could actually win”