News

  • Press Release
  • Dec 1, 2021

Emerge Vermont Announces Lift As We Rise Scholarship Fund

On Wednesday, Emerge Vermont, the state’s premiere organization that recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office, launched a new...
Read More

Electing a woman to Congress requires three key elements

Senator Leahy’s retirement from the U.S. Senate in 2022 and Congressman Welch’s decision to run for his seat bring the opportunity for Vermonters to...
Read More

Three qualified women running for the same seat

A small political time bomb exploded in Vermont when Sen. Patrick Leahy announced last week that he would not seek reelection to the U.S....
Read More
  • Blog
  • Nov 22, 2021

Vermont must elect a Democratic woman to represent us in Congress

Senator Patrick Leahy’s long-anticipated announcement this week of his retirement is the catalyst for what will be a whirlwind election cycle in...
Read More
  • Press Release
  • Nov 15, 2021

A Historic Opportunity for Vermont

The entire Emerge Vermont family is grateful to Senator Patrick Leahy for his decades of tireless service to Vermont. Our state is enormously...
Read More
  • Press Release
  • Oct 30, 2021

Emerge Vermont Expands Cabinet, Strengthens Commitment

Expanded Cabinet to focus on increasing geographic representation and training more New American Majority women Burlington, VT—Emerge Vermont, the...
Read More

We need more women serving at all levels of government

This commentary appeared online in VTDigger on October 13, 2021. As VTDigger’s recent panel discussion (“The future of Vermont’s congressional...
Read More
  • Press Release
  • Aug 23, 2021

Emerge Vermont Accepting Applications for Class of 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2021 CONTACT: Elaine Haney elaine@emergevt.org Emerge Vermont Accepting Applications for Class of 2022 Burlington,...
Read More

Emerge Vermont Update with New Director Elaine Haney

 New executive director Elaine Haney visited with Town Meeting TV’s Lauren-Glenn Davitian to talk about Emerge Vermont’s impact on...
Read More
  • Blog
  • Feb 21, 2021

Meet the Emerge Vermont Class of 2021: Karen Tronsgard-Scott

We’re wrapping up our series highlighting the Emerge Vermont Class of 2021 with class member Karen Tronsgard-Scott! Karen is a passionate,...
Read More