Thursday, August 18, 2011

Get Involved: Running Start

And now for the next installment of our Get Involved series: Running Start.

Running Start stands out in it mission to get not just women involved in politics, but very young women and girls. You can read more about their mission and programs on their website here. I had the opportunity a few months ago to attend an event for DC interns and young professionals with Rep. Jackie Speier, and it was clear that they view their mission as not just training and organizing, but inspiring young women, and they know just how to do it.

They recently awarded the first Christina Taylor Green Scholarship award, and I could tell you about it, but I'd rather let Diane Sawyer do it:

Ellie Van Houtte wrote a great post about this organization as well, which you should definitely check out.

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