Chris Chyung: Candidate Spotlight

NDTC is excited to spotlight one of our many #NDTCtrained candidates this month. Representative Chris Chyung recently won his election to represent Dyer, Indiana. He won by a mere 82 votes, making him the youngest legislator in Indiana and the state’s first Asian American representative. He was gracious enough to be the keynote speaker at our Indiana training last month.  [...]

March 12th, 2019

Staff Spotlight: Pavitra Abraham

NDTC is SO lucky to have an amazing staff, and we want to share their amazingness with the world! We’ll be highlighting a different staff member every month so you can get to know all of us a little better. Here’s our conversation with Pavitra. Tell us about yourself! What has your professional life looked like? How did you get [...]

March 5th, 2019

Black History Month – NDTC Candidate Spotlight

The journey to equality and sufficient representation in American politics for many communities has been - and continues to be - a long and arduous battle.  During this year’s Black History Month, we want to feature some of the African Americans who have fought for equal representation in their communities  These trailblazers pave the way for this generation’s leaders to [...]

February 27th, 2019

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

She Lost her Race, but Still Scored a Big Win

Catie Robinson's Race is Why Democrats Need to Run Everywhere

Catie Robinson knew she was entering into a race that would be hard fought. As a Democrat in one of the most conservative congressional districts in the country, she had her work cut out for her. Pre-2016, Catie Robinson was interested in politics and actively engaged in community service. She never thought she would run. While she had a Master’s [...]

January 29th, 2019

Women Running for Office: The Ripple Effect

Female-identifying candidates inspire each other, research suggests

The current mood of the country and within the Democratic Party is a lot different today than it was a few months ago. The fear, worry, and anger are as palpable as ever, but there is also a determination and vigor, renewed every day when we see the evidence of our government slowly starting to look more like our country. [...]

January 17th, 2019

Trainer Spotlight – Jennifer Williams

Each month, NDTC highlights one of our incredible trainers. This month, we are highlighting Jennifer Williams. Meet Jennifer Williams A proud Colorado native, Jennifer comes to the NDTC having worked on 25 campaigns and counting at every level of government. Since Jennifer found her love of community organizing volunteering on the 2012 Obama campaign in Fort Collins, Colorado, she can't [...]

October 10th, 2018

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