Statement on Justice Breyer Retirement

Today, Should Run Founder and CEO Erin Loos Cutraro released the following statement: “The news that Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Read More

Why LGBTQIA+ Women Should Run for Office

  by Angie Esquivel Hawkins As a queer woman of color, I have been encouraged by the increased attention paid to queer… Read More

Running On Faith

Talking about faith can be either really rewarding or really awkward. Sometimes it’s both. Our faith can show up in a variety… Read More

Barriers To Black Women’s Leadership

At She Should Run, we motivate women from various backgrounds and experiences to explore the possibility of public office by identifying and tackling the barriers… Read More

6 Ways You Can Make a Positive Change in Your Community

I am in love with where I live. It’s the perfect little, Stars Hollow-esque, small town with a few great bakeries, fantastic… Read More

A Life Of Taking Risks Led To Public Office

We were so lucky to have Commissioner Reina Saco join us in September for a conversation all around jumping into the unknown that is… Read More

Balancing It All by Councilwoman Aimee Newton

I remember it vividly… my husband and I were lying in bed one October night in 2013. I had had several people approach… Read More

Redrawing the Picture

Picture this–a female staffer to a big-city mayor spends weeks preparing ten roundtable participants for a detailed discussion on economic development issues facing… Read More

Elevating LGBTQIA+ Women with Annise Parker

“A government that represents its diverse communities is critical to a well-functioning democracy. Yet LGBTQ+ people hold just 0.13% of elected positions, despite… Read More

Once A Spectator, She Found Purpose In Running For Office

For many women the path to elected office wasn’t one they ever considered. Councilwoman Christine Houk was once a regular spectator at Grove City Council… Read More