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Galvanize Chicago

July 17, 2017

Galvanize Chicago- July 15-16, 2017 The Galvanize program kicked off in Chicago on July 15th and VRL was there leading the Political Learning Track, meeting future leaders, and having a blast! Below are the resources we promised to help guide and get you on track to your goals! Get your…Read more

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Run As You Are: A call to women to seek public office

April 3, 2017

Originally published by Erin Vilardi on  We are in a new political reality in America. Voters are done with “politics as usual” and have demonstrated an openness to new kinds of leadership. Everyday Americans are showing up organized in the streets and at town halls, agitated with the direction…Read more

Redbook’s November Issue features VoteRunLead!

October 21, 2016

VoteRunLead is featured in Redbook’s November issue in a four-page spread featuring inspiring stories, powerful tips, and easy ways you can get involved right now!Read more

Step by Step: How to Kick Off a Volunteer Canvass

October 17, 2016

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This is What Hurrying History Looks Like

August 15, 2016

VoteRunLead alum Ihan Omar won her primary for Minnesota’s State House. She is poised to become the nation’s first Somali-American legislator.Read more

A VoteRunLead member made history with Hillary

August 3, 2016

VoteRunLead was proud to be a part of breaking the glass ceiling, and even prouder of VRL alum, Na’ilah Amaru, who won the Hillary For America Contest and officially nominated Hillary Clinton to be the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the United States.Read more