The energy and excitement for our cause at our kick off event in March was contagious! It certainly will carry the women in our class of 2015 through their training, and one day, onto a run for elected office.

"They are helping to develop and train the next group of barrier-breaking women. The leaders trained in this program will guide Oregon and our local communities to an even brighter future." -Kate Brown, Governor

We all know that it’s time for 'politics as usual' to change. There are plenty of reasons to avoid running for public office, but it is up to YOU to lead the way and start taking real steps towards progress.

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