The crisp fall weather hangs in the air and the semester’s winding down from midterm stress. That doesn’t mean we’re slowing down activism any time soon. Looking for volunteer opportunities? Or maybe you want the chance to mingle with potential governors. Our 50by2050 partners make it easy for you to finish the semester activism game strong.
NOVEMBER 4: HRC: 18th Annual Palm Springs Garden Party
- Palm Springs, CA
- 1:30–4:30 p.m. at The Old Las Palmas Residence of HRC Donors Geoff Kors and James Williamson
- Get involved and support HRC by donating goods and services for the auction. Home furnishings artwork, gift certificates, restaurants, fitness packages and jewelry will be available for bidding.
NOVEMBER 4: EMERGE AMERICA: Biannual Event
- Louisville, KY
- Reception at 5:30 p.m., Dinner at 7 p.m. at The Henry Clay
- Local elected officials, candidates for political office and other stakeholders will gather to celebrate the success of the organization, honor its alums and women leaders from across the Bluegrass and recommit themselves to addressing the difficulties that Kentucky Democratic women face when they decide to run for office.
NOVEMBER 5: IGNITE: Madison Mobilizes with IGNITE
- Madison, WI
- 2–4 p.m. at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building, 2 E. Main Street
- Do you want to learn how to run as a public leader? Check out this workshop, hosted by Madison Mobilizes in partnership with IGNITE, aimed at teaching local leaders, both elected and wannabees, how to take charge of their own political power.
NOVEMBER 6: EMILY’s List: Briefing and Luncheon
- Chicago, IL
- 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at JW Marriott Chicago, 151 W Adams Street
- Join EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock for a luncheon along with Jacky Rosen, Candidate for U.S. Senate from Nevada, Stacey Abrams, Candidate for Governor from Georgia, and Cary Kennedy, Candidate for Governor from Colorado.
NOVEMBER 6: EMILY’s List: Cocktails for Change Reception
- Chicago, IL
- 5:30–7 p.m. at Hubbard Inn, 110 W Hubbard St
- Sip cocktails and engage with game changers in the political field at this event, featuring EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock and Stacey Abrams, Candidate for Governor of Georgia.
NOVEMBER 7: SHE SHOULD RUN: Geller 20.20k
- Guilford, CT
- 6 a.m–11:59 p.m., Virtual
- Run for fun (and funds) to support She Should Run and the female candidates across the country running for office. The race is virtual, meaning you can run all 20.2 km (or 12.55 mi) on November 7 or get ahead in the coming days and save the last few for race day.
NOVEMBER 13: EMERGE AMERICA: 10th Anniversary Women of the Decade
- Boston, MA
- 5:30–8 p.m. at Foley & Lardner LLP
- Celebrate EMERGE Massachusetts’s 10 year anniversary and toast to another 10 amazing years of helping women run for political office.
NOVEMBER 17: EMERGE AMERICA: Ambition to Action: Changing the Face of History
- San Francisco, CA
- 11:30 a.m. reception, 12:30 p.m. luncheon at Pullman San Francisco Bay
- Join or volunteer at Emerge America’s annual event, hosted by Emerge America President Amanda Dew Steele and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (and candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona).
NOVEMBER 18: HRC: HRC 2017 San Antonio Gala
- Chicago, IL
- 5–10 p.m. at The Fairmont Chicago Hotel, Millennium Park
- Celebrate the LGBTQ community and HRC’s call to action. Be part of the movement for full equality.
HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
Spring Semester Internship
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HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
Various internships with the organization: More info
Special Events Internship: Apply here
Fundraising Internship: Apply here
Communications Intern: Apply here
Train women to run on your campus with an Elect Her workshop: More info
Join Higher Heights’ Fall #BlackWomenLead Political Leadership Webinars Series. Sign up today to be the first to know when registrations opens for the today. Topics will include:
- Developing and Amplifying Your Political Voice
- Navigating PACs and The Endorsement Process
- Party Politics 101
Run to Win
Training to run for office: Apply here
Training to run for office: More info
SHE SHOULD RUN
Nominate yourself to run for office: Get started here
HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN:
Become a student member: Apply here
#Resist: More info
Sign petitions and show the government that you stand with the LGBTQ community: More info
Powerful Women Leaders
“The women’s economic agenda, when you think about it, is common sense. Equal pay, why is anyone against it? Affordable and quality childcare, so people can work and make sure their kids are safe, retirement security, access to healthcare. These are concepts Republicans in Congress are not embracing. One thing I’ve learned over time is that, if these are important values and ideas, you’ve got to keep beating that drum, because if you don’t, it will never happen. Beat the drum and one day we will be back in a position in Congress where we’ll get it done.”