The Future is Feminist: Get Ready One Day Training

Apr 22 2017 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Driscoll Ballroom @ DU
2055 E Evans Avenue
Denver, CO, 80210


- have ambition, know you're qualified and are ready to take action.

- are ready to challenge the status quo.

- marched on January 21st and now you're ready to run for office.


- recruit Democratic women to run for office.

- demystify the process through training.

- empower women to hone their skills to win.

On April 22nd, we will host a one day training for women from across Colorado to learn first hand from Colorado's top elected officials and political consultants how to run for office and how to be an effective participant in the political process. 

Registration for the one day training is $46.00 (because we're ready for president #46) and includes lunch, a network of women just as fired up as you are about running for office and a day full of top notch trainers and information about how to change the face of politics! Scholarships are available and can be requested by emailing 

Our list of trainers and speakers is almost comfirmed, check back soon for more information!


8:00 am - 9:00 am / Registration Check-In Open

9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome / Taylor Holden, Board Chair of Emerge Colorado 

9:15 am - 10:00 am / Are you Qualified?/ Jenny Willford, Executive Director of Emerge Colorado & Leah Marvin-Riley, Program Manager of Emerge Colorado

10:00 am - 10:45 am / Panel: When Women Lead / Hon. Polly Baca,  Sen. Gail Schwartz,  Aurora City Council Candidate Allison Hiltz and Rep. Brittany Pettersen.

10:45 am - 11:00 am / Morning Break

11:00 am - 12:15 pm / Campaign Nuts and Bolts - Part 1 / Jenny Donovan,  Emerge Colorado Board of Directors and Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet.

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm / Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm / Keynote Address - Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Yolanda Avila, introduction by Crystal Murillo, Candidate for Aurora City Council, Ward 1.

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm / Telling our Stories: Powering our Future / Courtney Knapp, Vice Board Chairwoman, Emerge Colorado and Rep. Dominique Jackson.

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm / Afternoon Break

3:00 pm - 4:45 pm Campaign Nuts and Bolts - Part 2 / Jenny Donovan,  Emerge Colorado Board of Directors and Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet.

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm / Phenomenal Woman / Rep. Leslie Herod, Alumna Class of 2015

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm The Revolution Will Not Go Thirsty Happy Hour / Vendor and Progressive Partner Resource Fair


Registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please click here

*Please note that if you register and become unable to attend, refunds are not available. 



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