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- DFL Party Launches the Wellstone Academy
"Today, the Minnesota DFL Party is announcing the launch of the Wellstone Academy, a paid fellowship that will train the next cohort of Minnesota political organizers. The Wellstone Academy *represents an investment of over $500,000 in building organizational capacity throughout 2023*. "The DFL Party will be recruiting a diverse group of 25 individuals to serve as Wellstone Fellows. During the 32-week program, Wellstone Fellows will learn how to plan and execute direct voter contact events, how to recruit, train, and retain volunteers, how to use political data and digital organizing tools, and much more." For further background, read today's full press release here https://dfl.org/press-release/dfl-party-launches-the-wellstone-academy. To learn more about the program and apply, go here http://dfl.org/wellstone.
- New Grant Opportunity from the MN Department of Agriculture
The MN Department of Agriculture just announced a new grant opportunity for secondary students in the meat industry. "A new grant opportunity from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) helps Minnesota schools looking to establish or enhance meat cutting and butchery training for secondary students. "The Meat Education and Training (MEAT) Grant Program will award about $350,000 in onetime funding from the Minnesota Legislature to secondary career and technical education programs (public or private schools or school districts) to fund equipment, facility renovation, curriculum development, faculty training, and more." For more information click on this link to the notice by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA): https://www.mda.state.mn.us/new-grant-brings-meat-cutting-butchery-training-mn-students
- CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE FOCUS: Jen Schultz for CD8
This DFL Rural Caucus e-newsletter (click the link to read the entire newsletter) features the woman running for Congress in CD 8: Jen Schultz. Her election will shift the balance of power in the U.S. House and improve the lives of Minnesotans and rural people around the nation. Jen Schultz, Duluth, is the Congressional District 8 candidate running to defeat Congressman Pete Stauber. Rural leader and Cook farmer, Missy Bakker Roach, described Jen for us. Please support Jen Schultz by donating to her campaign, door knocking and phone banking, telling your friends in her district about her, and sharing this information on social media if you can. Here is her website: Jen Schultz for Congress
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- Events | DFL Rural Caucus
Calendar & Events Multiple Dates Rural Caucus Executive Committee Meeting Mar 09, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Zoom Share Details Legislative Action Meeting – Local Foods and Healthcare Mar 10, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN 55369, USA Join former Rep. Karen Clark and Dave Garibaldi, Health Care for All Minnesota to learn about legislative proposals addressing local foods and healthcare in rural Minnesota. Share Details Legislative Action Meeting – Rural Health Care and Agriculture Mar 13, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Rural Health Care and Agriculture Join to Minnesota Representative Samantha Vang (D - Brooklyn Center) and Anne Jones, Vice-Chair, Health Care for All Minnesota to hear about key bills in the legislature affecting rural healthcare in Minnesota. Share Details Legislative Action Meeting – Southern Minnesota Agriculture Mar 18, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Chatfield Center for the Arts, 405 Main St S, Chatfield, MN 55923, USA Join Senator Aric Putnam (D - St. Cloud) – Senate Agriculture Committee Chair; Rep. Kristi Pursell (D - Northfield) – House Agriculture Committee Vice Chair; and Rep. Gene Pelowski (D - Winona) – House Higher Education Chair, for a discussion about agriculture in Southern Minnesota. Share Learn More Legislative Action Meeting – Driver’s Licenses for All Mar 19, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 1900 E 6th St, St Charles, MN 55972, USA COPAL MN (Comunidades Organizando el Poder y la Accion Latina) is holding an information session about the Driver’s License for All bill and what benefits it will provide. Share Details Calendar Rural Caucus Calendar Past Events Mon 06 Mar 06 Mon Mar Legislative Action Meeting – Housing and Homelessness in Rural Minnesota / Rural Affordable Housing & Homelessness Details Mar 06, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Rural Affordable Housing & Homelessness Join Reed Olson, Executive Director of Nameless Coalition for the Homeless, Bemidji and (invited) Rep. Heather Keeler (D-Moorhead) to learn about legislative proposals addressing affordable housing and homelessness in rural Minnesota. Fri 10 Feb 10 Fri Feb Rural Caucus Social at Junkyard Brewing! / Junkyard Brewing Details Feb 10, 7:00 PM – Feb 11, 9:00 PM Junkyard Brewing, 1416 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560, USA The DFL Rural Caucus invites people who are coming to Moorhead for the DFL SCC meeting next weekend to join us at Junkyard Brewing Company! Thu 09 Feb 09 Thu Feb Rural Caucus Executive Meeting / Zoom Multiple Dates Details Feb 09, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Zoom Wed 14 Dec 14 Wed Dec The DFL Rural Caucus Annual Meeting & Director Election / Online Meeting Details Dec 14, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Online Meeting The DFL Rural Caucus Annual Meeting and Director Election will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2022 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm on Zoom. Preregistration for this meeting is mandatory. All are invited to attend, but only DFL Rural Caucus members in good standing may vote on any business that arises. Wed 16 Nov 16 Wed Nov DFL Rural Caucus Executive Committee Meeting / Online Event Details Nov 16, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Online Event The DFL Rural Caucus Executive Committee will hold its next monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 6:30pm - 8:00 pm. Sat 29 Oct 29 Sat Oct October Door Knocks for Jeff Brand ~ HD 18A / DFL Office Multiple Dates Details Oct 29, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM DFL Office, North Mankato, MN 56003, USA DFL Rural Caucus is giving "boots on the ground" support to our endorsed candidates to reach voters and urge them to support DFL candidates up and down the ballot. Wed 26 Oct 26 Wed Oct DFL Party Affairs GOTV Training / Online Training Details Oct 26, 2022, 6:30 PM Online Training Learn how GOTV works, how to plug into the efforts of the Coordinated Campaign so we’re all rowing together, how to find events near you, etc. Wed 19 Oct 19 Wed Oct Alan Roy for State Senate - Virtual Fundraiser / Zoom Meeting Details Oct 19, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Zoom Meeting Join Alan Roy for State Senate on Zoom for a virtual fundraiser. October 19th, 5:30 pm at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84289205325. Sun 16 Oct 16 Sun Oct Door Knock for Aleta for Aleta Borrud ~ SD 24 / Rochester (TBD) Details Oct 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Rochester (TBD), Dodge County, MN, USA DFL Rural Caucus is giving "boots on the ground" support to our endorsed candidates to reach voters and urge them to support DFL candidates up and down the ballot. Tue 11 Oct 11 Tue Oct Phone Bank for Jeff Ettinger, Anita Gaul, and Tom Kuster / New Ulm Details Oct 11, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM New Ulm, New Ulm, MN 56073, USA DFL Rural Caucus is giving "boots on the ground" support to our endorsed candidates to reach voters and urge them to support DFL candidates up and down the ballot. Tue 11 Oct 11 Tue Oct Canvass to Help Elect Jeff Ettinger! / New Ulm Canvass Rally Point - 4:30 pm Details Oct 11, 2022, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM New Ulm Canvass Rally Point - 4:30 pm, 1018 S Payne St, New Ulm, MN 56073, USA Join the Brown County DFL and the DFL Rural Caucus in New Ulm to meet Minnesota voters at their homes when we canvass for Jeff Ettinger, SD 15 Senate candidate Anita Gaul, and HD 15B House candidate Tom Kuster. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, seasonal clothing, and bring a water bottle. Fri 30 Sep 30 Fri Sep Get Out the Early Vote (GOTeV) – Red Lake / GOTV Rally Point! Multiple Dates Details Sep 30, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM GOTV Rally Point!, 23990 State Hwy 1, Red Lake, MN 56671, USA Join Alan Roy for State Senate (SD2) and volunteer by helping with the Get Out the Early Vote. The opportunity is located in Red Lake and will work the surrounding area. From 10 am to 4:30 pm in three, two-hour shifts. Wed 28 Sep 28 Wed Sep Phone Bank for Aleta Borrud ~ SD 24 / Virtual Event - join from anywhere Details Sep 28, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Virtual Event - join from anywhere DFL Rural Caucus is giving "boots on the ground" support to our endorsed candidates to reach voters and urge them to support DFL candidates up and down the ballot. Wed 28 Sep 28 Wed Sep Get Out the Early Vote (GOTeV) – Cass Lake / GOTV Rally Point Multiple Dates Details Sep 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM GOTV Rally Point, 223 Cedar Ave, Cass Lake, MN 56633, USA Join Alan Roy for State Senate (SD2) and volunteer by helping with the Get Out the Early Vote. The opportunity is located in Cass Lake and will work the surrounding area. From 10 am to 4:30 pm in three, two-hour shifts. Tue 27 Sep 27 Tue Sep Rural MN Virtual Phone Bank! ~ Minnesota Coordinated Campaign / Virtual Phone Bank Multiple Dates Details Sep 27, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT Virtual Phone Bank Three nights of DFL Rural Caucus phone-banks for Gov. Walz/Lt. Gov. Flanagan and AG Ellison. Mon 26 Sep 26 Mon Sep Phonebank for Grant Hauschild (SD 3) & Rob Ecklund (HD 3A) / Virtual Event ~ join from anywhere Multiple Dates Details Sep 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Virtual Event ~ join from anywhere Join us from 6:00 - 8:00 PM to make phone calls for Grant Hauschild (SD 3 - Hermantown) and Rep. Rob Ecklund (HD 3A - International Falls). Sat 24 Sep 24 Sat Sep Door Knock for Clarice Grabau and Kristi Pursell ~ SD 58 / HD 58-A / Caribou Coffee Details Sep 24, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Caribou Coffee, 200 Alton Ave, New Prague, MN 56071 DFL Rural Caucus is giving "boots on the ground" support to our endorsed candidates to reach voters and urge them to support DFL candidates up and down the ballot. Fri 23 Sep 23 Fri Sep Early Vote Weekend of Action! / Many Local Events ~ see link below Details Sep 23, 2022, 12:00 AM CDT – Sep 25, 2022, 5:00 PM CDT Many Local Events ~ see link below Early voting begins and absentee ballots hit the mail on Friday, September 23! All hands on deck are needed to help launch DFL victories up and down the ballot. Click the link below to register and join us! Load More
- Home | Minnesota DFL Rural Caucus
Home: Welcome STAND UP AND JOIN US IN Fighting for Rural Minnesotans Become a Member Take Action Donate Welcome to the DFL Rural Caucus The DFL Rural Caucus delivers DFL values in rural communities - comprehensive health care for working families, world-class K-12/pre-K education, reproductive rights, support for beginning and family farmers, support for vital main street businesses, and border-to-border broadband. We advance these values through voter engagement, outreach, and work to elect DFL candidates supporting Rural Minnesota priorities. Our Caucus Our Leaders Legislative Action Voter Info Get Involved Get involved and make a difference in rural Minnesota by volunteering, canvassing, attending events, or even considering running for office. The more rural Democrats actively engage and participate, the stronger and more effective our movement becomes. Join us and let's shape the future of our communities together. Take Action Support the Rural Caucus Take Action Register to vote in time for Election Day 2024 Button Take Action Stay in the loop with updates and info Take Action Become a member of the Rural Caucus THE ACTION CENTER See Every Way to Get Involved Take Action Get the Latest KEEP UP WITH THE RURAL CAUCUS Stay informed with all the Latest News and social activity on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram . New Grant Opportunity from the MN Department of Agriculture Visit the News Center Email List Stay in Touch First Name Last Name Email Zip Code Subscribe Thanks for subscribing!
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