ICYMI: The Hill: DNC launches organizing program ahead of midterms

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**ICYMI**

Key Point: The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is launching a new organizing program with a focus on diverse, local talent beginning in nine target states and with the goal of supporting states in their recruitment, training, and hiring of diverse, talented, and local staff for specific roles and skill sets on coordinated campaigns.

By: Julia Manchester
July 6, 2021 

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced on Tuesday it is launching a new campaign organizing program in nine states ahead of next year’s midterm elections. 

The Campaign Pipeline Project will place organizers on the ground in Arizona, Georgia, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Virginia and New Jersey in an effort to elect the party’s candidates up and down the ballot in the targeted states. 

“In order to win, next year and in the future, our party must invest in young and diverse talent,” DNC Chairman Jaime Harrison said in a statement to The Hill. “Through the Campaign Pipeline Project, the DNC will be able to identify, train, and embed young, diverse staff in communities across the country to ensure that Democrats are on the ground, and on the ground early.”

The DNC has a goal of hiring 80 percent of those who participate in its boot camp training programs, according to party officials. 

Officials say their goal is to have the organizers trained and embedded in state parties by September 1st. 

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