What is Run for Something?

Run for Something recruits and support young diverse progressives running for state & local office across the country. Since launching in 2017, RFS has recruited more than 125,000 young people who want to run, endorsed over 2,000, and elected more than 650 all-stars. Get all the details at runforsomething.net.

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What is this?

Every Monday, we’ll send you a feel-good update. It’s exactly what it sounds like: An update to make you feel good — news from our candidates, stories about how state & local candidates are making their communities a better place, and occasional updates on RFS events & operations. We rarely ask you for money through this newsletter.

Why should I sign up?

If you’re interested in: Run for Something, state and local candidates, millennial & gen-z leadership, the future of the Democratic Party, building a bench, bringing more women & people of color into positions of power, passing progressive policies ASAP, fighting the status quo, redistricting, beating Republicans, and/or having something resembling faith in government again, you’ll like these emails.

What if I want to do more?

Three options:

  1. Sign up to run yourself.

  2. Become a Run for Something volunteer.

  3. Donate! Every dollar matters.

Subscribe to Run for Something feel-good updates

Good vibes - and no fundraising emails - from the Run for Something community. Check your inbox every Monday morning.


Co-founder & executive director of Run for Something. She/her. Dog enthusiast, bookworm, book writer: http://runforsomething.net/book