Emerge California 2019 Boot Camp Application

The Emerge California Boot Camp gives Democratic self-identified women the skills they need to turbocharge their campaigns. Top political strategists and trainers will provide attendees with the necessary campaign tools they need to win, including fundraising, field strategy, communications and storytelling.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 at 11:59 PM PT - no exceptions.

2019 BOOT CAMP DATES
Friday, Nov 1 (early afternoon) - Sunday, Nov 3 (approximately 6:00 pm)

LOCATION
Sacramento, CA

BEFORE STARTING THIS APPLICATION
Please make sure you have reviewed all selection criteria, application fee, and tuition details on our Boot Camp Training webpage: https://ca.emergeamerica.org/training/boot-camps/

APPLICATION FEE
Your $25 application fee must be paid before your application is considered complete. You may pay the application fee here: https://act.myngp.com/Forms/2249691409471768320.

A note about demographic information:
As the Emerge network continues to grow, we like to collect as much meaningful data as possible to ensure we have an accurate description of the women who apply to and go through the program and to analyze our methods for recruiting women who reflect the diversity of California. The information provided will be kept confidential and is for internal use only.

QUESTIONS?
Contact Sierra DeSalvia, Northern California Program Director - contact@emergeca.org

LEARN MORE ABOUT EMERGE CALIFORNIA HERE: http://www.EmergeCA.org

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Are you able to attend the entire training weekend starting early afternoon on Friday, November 1 and running through approximately 6:00 p.m. on Sunday November 3? (If you answered “No”, you are not eligible to apply for the Boot Camp Training. Full attendance is required.) If you have questions regarding conflicts you may have, please email contact@emergeca.org. *
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Do you identify as LGBTQ? (Optional)
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Are you a first generation American? (Optional)
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Are you a member of a union? *
Are you an active member or veteran of the U.S. Military? *
Are you an Emerge California Alum? If so, what year? *
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How did you hear about the Boot Camp? *
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Are you a registered Democrat? *
Do you self-identify as a woman? *
Have you voted in the last two election cycles? *
Have you run for office before? *
If you have run for office before, please explain which office you ran for, when, and the outcome:
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Are you currently an elected official? If so, what office? *
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Office Currently Running for: *
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Who are you running against? Are they an incumbent? *
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Date of Election *
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Campaign Website *
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Campaign Facebook *
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Other campaign contact information *
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Campaign Endorsements (If Applicable)
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What are the biggest challenges you are currently facing in your race? *
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Rank these topics 1 through 8. Number 1 for the topic you are most interested in focusing on in the Boot Camp, number 8 being the topic you are least interested in focusing on. TOPICS: [Fundraising] [Messaging] [Press Operations] [Direct Mail & Paid Media] [Social media] [Storytelling/Public Speaking] [Field] [Endorsements] *Note these answers are only used for trainers to best meet the needs of the program members. *
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Are there any other specific issues or challenges for which you would like support? [Note these answers will not be weighed against your application and are only used for trainers to best meet the needs of the program members.] *
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Bio: Please input your current bio of no more than 600 words. (Share your political, professional and personal background.) *
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Do you have a political mentor or someone you can turn to for advice or political connections in this campaign? Please be specific. *
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Please describe the ways in which you are connected to and involved in communities you seek to represent (i.e.membership in Democratic clubs, houses of worship, volunteerism, etc.). *
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Personal Statement: In 400 words or less, describe the public office you are pursuing, describe why you are interested in the office, your political vision for this office, and why you think you could win. *
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Please include a reference we can contact if needed: a person who can speak to your past leadership and/or political leadership, or ability to serve in elected office. [Full name, title, relation, email, phone] *
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I have paid my $25 application fee (link here: https://act.myngp.com/Forms/2249691409471768320) *
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