News

  • Press Release
  • Jun 21, 2019

Emerge Louisiana to hold Second Annual Graduation Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2019 Contact: Melanie Oubre melanie@emergelouisiana.org | (504) 214-5215 Emerge Louisiana to host Second...
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Do you know Emerge Louisiana?

Emerge Louisiana recruits, trains and supports Democratic women who want to run for office. Emerge Louisiana launched in 2017 as the 19th state in...
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Nine Emerge Louisiana graduates on November ballot

Nine alumnae of Emerge Louisiana, an organization recruiting and training Democratic women to run for office, have qualified for 2018 elections...
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Emerge Louisiana Equips Women with the Tools and Network to Run For Office and Win

  NEW ORLEANS – Last year, Emerge Louisiana launched as a training program for Democratic women, aiming to run for office in Louisiana....
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  • News Article
  • Jun 5, 2019
  • KTBS

Emerge Louisiana aims to get more women Democrats involved in politics

Name the most prominent female politicians that spring immediately to mind: nationally, Hillary Clinton is obvious, and locally, Shreveport Mayor...
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Emerge Louisiana announces nine alumnae are qualified for the 2018 elections

(WWL.com) – Emerge Louisiana, an organization dedicated to recruiting and training Democratic women to run for office has announced it has seen...
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Getting Women Elected in Louisiana, with Melanie Oubre and Jennifer Greene of Emerge Louisiana | Episode 275

The third in a series of interviews in Louisiana, Jennifer Greene and Melanie Oubre discuss their efforts in recruiting, training and...
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Women in Louisiana politics discuss hurdles faced, ways to overcome them at LSU event

When her daughter was in just the first grade, lobbyist Marie DesOrmeaux Centanni brought her to the Louisiana Capitol to see how the Legislature...
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Guest column: Is 2019 the year of the Louisiana woman?

This fall, the people of Louisiana will once again elect state legislators — both representatives and senators — in every district across the state....
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Black women’s groups exercising new political power going into 2020 presidential campaign

WASHINGTON – After historic midterms, when they helped Democrats recapture the House of Representatives, women of color are moving fast...
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