How to find a mentor who can foster your political ambition

How to find a mentor who can foster your political ambition

If you're a young professional in the government sector or someone hoping for a future in elected office, having a mentor can be a game-changer. Working with a mentor provides many benefits, like advice, access to new networks, and someone to encourage you and foster your ambition. Here's a road map to help you find a mentor whose experience and skills will help you reach your goals. 

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IGNITE named as Equality Can’t Wait Challenge award recipient

IGNITE named as Equality Can’t Wait Challenge award recipient

MEDIA ADVISORY: IGNITE’S ‘TRAINING NEXT GEN WOMEN TO FLEX THEIR POLITICAL POWER’ INITIATIVE AWARDED $4 MILLION FROM EQUALITY CAN’T WAIT CHALLENGE

Hosted by Pivotal Ventures, MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett, and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies

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Outlining redistricting: the importance of fair redistricting

Outlining the importance of fair redistricting

Fair redistricting is pivotal to a fair democracy.

Members of Congress and state legislators are elected by voters who are grouped into districts, but populations change. Some districts grow in population, others don’t. To account for the change in residents and demographic shifts, every ten years, district lines are redrawn in a process called “redistricting” following the completion of the United States Census.

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Networking: How to Hit Up Your Personal Contacts Without Screwing Up Your Friendships

This article first appeared on The Solopreneur Journal. It's been republished here with the permission of writer Jessica Larson. You’ve heard it a thousand times: Networking is a vital part of doing business. Yada yada yada. If it comes naturally to you, that’s fantastic, and you can stop reading right now. But if you’re like me, it’s probably your least favorite part of being a solopreneur.

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We can’t time out on the Equal Rights Amendment

We can’t time out on the Equal Rights Amendment

First introduced in 1923, it took until 1972—nearly half a century later—for the Equal Rights Amendment to finally get approved by Congress. The Equal Rights Amendment prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, filling any gaps left open by individual laws or non-binding legal precedents. 

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