DFL launches Wellstone Academy, a training program and fellowship
The program represents an investment of over $500,000 in building political organizing capacity
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota DFL Party has launched the Wellstone Academy, a paid fellowship to train the next cohort of Minnesota political organizers. The Wellstone Academy represents an investment of over $500,000 in building organizing capacity throughout 2023.
The DFL Party will recruit 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.
To learn more about the program and apply, visit dfl.org/wellstone .
Wellstone Academy Fellows will be provided compensation to participate in the program. The program will include a mix of online and in-person classes to help recruit a geographically diverse cohort of fellows.
The application deadline is March 17.