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  • Press Release
  • Sep 23, 2021

Emerge Pennsylvania Celebrates Graduation of Sixth Cohort

Twenty-two graduates completed the in-depth training program for Democratic women Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Today, Emerge Pennsylvania held a...
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Organization works to recruit progressive women to run for office

Last week, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research ranked Pennsylvania as 31st out of the 50 states in terms of female representation in elected...
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  • Press Release
  • Apr 21, 2021

Twenty-Six Women Running in PA Primary Received Emerge PA Training

Emerge Pennsylvania alumnae and current class members will appear on the ballot for almost every level of local office in the...
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  • Press Release
  • Mar 8, 2021

Emerge Pennsylvania Announces 2021 Cohort on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2021, Pennsylvania – Today, Emerge Pennsylvania announced its sixth cohort of women to participate in the organization’s intensive...
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How did Janet Diaz win another primary without the Lancaster Dems endorsement?

For a second time, Janet Diaz has won the Democratic nomination for elected office without the support of the county Democratic party — this...
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  • Press Release
  • Jun 11, 2020

Statement on the Fight for Justice from Emerge Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Today, the Executive Board of Emerge Pennsylvania, a statewide organization dedicated to training, empowering, and electing...
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Northwest Pennsylvania women train to run for office

Women can get professionals to help them run for elected office. Did you ever think about running for elected office? Kristy Gnibus, Lydia Laythe,...
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In Delaware County, a historic race looms as Democrats seek their first council majority

For generations, there was no surer political bet in Southeastern Pennsylvania than Delaware County. Party bosses and watchdogs could rest assured...
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Councilwoman Diaz announces run for 13th state Senate district

Lancaster City Councilwoman Janet Diaz announced her bid for state Senate on Saturday. Diaz is running as a Democrat in the 13th senatorial district,...
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‘Everything inside of me broke’: Newly elected Pa. lawmaker wants the Capitol to confront gun violence

The first time violence tore through state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell’s family, she was 8 years old. Her father was shot and died in her mother’s...
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