Testimonials

What I learned in Emerge helped me become the top vote getter in a hotly contested election and re-election for City Council. Emerge empowers.

Piedmont Mayor Margaret Fujioka
Emerge California Class of 2008

If it weren't for the support and skills I gained from the Emerge California program, I wouldn't have run and I wouldn't have won my seat on Oakland's City Council.

Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf
Emerge California Class of 2009

Emerge California is your secret weapon into the do's and don'ts of campaigning. This program walks you through what a successful campaign looks like. It is through Emerge's fundraising training that I found the confidence to make "the ask" and to surpass even my fundraising goal. And as if that is not enough, you will be surrounded by a sisterhood comprised of tomorrow's women leaders throughout the program. Emerge California is the whole package.

American Canyon City Councilwoman Belia Ramos Bennett
Emerge California Class of 2010

Emerge is a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. A training for future women leaders that will undoubtedly change the work. EMERGE has give me the tools and confidence to run and win public office and to know that I can do it! Si Se Puede!!

Jeanette Flores
Emerge California Class of 2013

 Every Emerge Session offered me an opportunity to become re-inspired to serve in public office, believe in myself and my qualifications, take it to the next level, and go for it!

Pasadena Vice-Mayor Jacqueline Robinson
Emerge California Class of 2013 

 

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