Bootcamp Training

Our Program

The Emerge Colorado Bootcamp training program is a unique opportunity for Democratic women who want to run for public office, learn to run campaigns, or are current candidates for elected office. Our Bootcamp is a specially designed training program that inspires candidates to run and gives them the tools to win. The curriculum is tried and true with amazing results.

As a Bootcamp participant, you will be exposed to various campaign and election experts and meet an array of dynamic women who hold elected and appointed offices. Through Emerge, you are given specific opportunities to expand your political network. As an Emerge graduate, you become a part of a supportive network across Colorado and the country that’s over 5,000 women strong.

Our Curriculum

We provide a top-notch expertly-developed curriculum! Our trainers include political experts from across the state, elected women, and some of the most successful campaign staff in the country. We will cover topics including:

Public Speaking and Communication
Media and Messaging
Campaign Strategy
Labor and Endorsements
Technology and New Media
Cultural Competency
Field Operations
Ethical Leadership

Who Should Apply?

  • Democratic women interested in developing their political leadership and community engagement
  • Applicants must be self-identified women or nonbinary, registered Democrats, and live in Colorado
  • Democratic women candidates running for election at any level (including nonpartisan races) in the future.
  • BIPOC, LGBTQI+ women are strongly encouraged to apply!