For only the second time in our city’s history, the mayor is a woman. And for the first time, the mayor is a woman of color. Finally, that glass ceiling has been broken.
Breed embodies the future of this country — the rising American electorate made up of people of color, unmarried women and Millennials...Now, with the election of Malia Cohen as president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, two African American women are leading the city.
Women who were on the sidelines are realizing that inaction is no longer an option. They’ve been spurred to run for office and serve their communities. These women need training and support. And Emerge is here to provide them with the tools they’ll need to run — and win.