About Pavitra Abraham

A proud Michigan native, Pavitra Abraham is the Director of Live Training and Political Partnerships at the National Democratic Training Committee. She got her start as a field organizer on Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in Michigan, where she first fell in love with organizing. Since then, she has spent time with the National Organization for Women and People for the American Way working to reach women of color across the country through grassroots organizing. Before coming to NDTC, she was the Training Director for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in Iowa. Pavitra is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in political science, focusing on American politics and gender studies. In her spare time, she enjoys all reality television, attending the Chicago Symphony, and cheering on Michigan sports. Go Blue!

Trainer Spotlight: Amanda Clarke

NDTC is proud to have trainers throughout the country that spend their weekends teaching at our incredible Blue Bench Trainings. Each month, we will spotlight one of our trainers to learn more about their backgrounds and their favorite part of being a trainer at NDTC! This month, we are featuring Amanda Clarke, who lends her expertise to teaching our Field [...]

February 14th, 2019

Indiana Democrats Get Trained

NTDC + IN Dems train 135+ Indiana Democrats

NDTC’s first Build the Bench training of 2019 went off without a hitch (if you exclude the worst winter storm in the past five years bearing down on the Indianapolis area)! Indiana Democrats were unphased by the weather and more than 135 trainees came out and joined NDTC trainers and Indiana Democrats staffers for an inspiring day of learning and networking. [...]

January 22nd, 2019

NDTC Trainer Spotlight: Joanne Antoine

The National Democratic Training Committee will host live trainings in all 50 states to ensure the tools and resources for success are in the hands of Democrats across the country. To do this, we've brought together expert trainers with a wealth of campaign knowledge to facilitate our trainings across the country. Our Trainer Spotlight blog series showcases our wonderful trainers [...]

August 13th, 2018

NDTC Trainer Spotlight: Micah Morris

The National Democratic Training Committee will host live trainings in all 50 states to ensure the tools and resources for success are in the hands of Democrats across the country. To do this, we've brought together expert trainers with a wealth of campaign knowledge to facilitate our trainings across the country. Our Trainer Spotlight blog series showcases our wonderful trainers [...]

August 7th, 2018

NDTC Live Trainings: July Month In Review

Reading Time: 3 minutes July is the month of summer vacations, beach parties, and winding down. But not for the National Democratic Training Committee! We hosted 7 live trainings across the country and trained over 500 people. We were also thrilled to be a part of the New Leaders Council 2018 Convention as well as the Collective Pac’s Black Campaign School in Atlanta.

August 2nd, 2018

NDTC Trainer Spotlight: Eric Lundy

The National Democratic Training Committee will host live trainings in all 50 states to ensure the tools and resources for success are in the hands of Democrats across the country. To do this, we've brought together expert trainers with a wealth of campaign knowledge. Our Trainer Spotlight blog series showcases our wonderful trainers and how they became part of our [...]

July 26th, 2018