Women candidates and their campaigns: the latest info, trends and historical context.
Education and Training
Resources for Women In Vermont
Campaign Trainings (women and men)
Sponsored by the Vermont Republican Party
The Vermont Republican Party holds campaign trainings for candidates filed with the Republican Party during election years. Individuals considering running can call the Party to get information from a party official.
For more information:
Mike Bertrand, Executive Director
Vermont Republican Party
141 Main Street
Montpellier, VT 05601
Leadership Training Programs (women and men)
Snelling Center Vermont Leadership Institute
Sponsored by the Snelling Center for Government
Created by the Snelling Center for Government in 1995, the Vermont Leadership Institute (VLI) is a leadership development program designed to engage civic leaders and educate participants about issues, opportunities, and challenges facing Vermont. The 10-month program includes 18 seminar days over eight overnight sessions, each held in a different region of the state. Participants selected from Vermont's private, public, and non-profit sectors gain the self-awareness, knowledge and networks needed in order to be effective leaders in their organizations, their communities, and Vermont.
For more information:
Judy Warriner Walke
The Snelling Center for Government
6221 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, VT 05482
Organizations Committed to Political Parity
Sponsored by the National Organization for Women
Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States whose goal is to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW is a multi-issue, multi-strategy organization that takes a holistic approach to women's rights. The organization's official priorities are winning economic equality and securing it with an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that will guarantee equal rights for women; championing abortion rights, reproductive freedom and other women's health issues; opposing racism and fighting bigotry against lesbians and gays; and ending violence against women. NOW has over 550 chapters in all 50 states that participate in education and advocacy activities. Information on state and local chapters of NOW is available on the national NOW website and through state chapters.