Rust Belt Rising exists to reconnect the Democratic Party to its base of working families by training candidates to lead on foundational economic issues. RBR will work with Democratic candidates in the six states bordering the Great Lakes (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin) to transform their values into persuasive economic messages. Through down-ballot work in these six states, RBR is committed to building a pipeline of diverse, qualified candidates and strengthening Democratic infrastructure in the Rust Belt.
Learn about our work during the last election cycle helping 163 candidates across our region.
Our work is strengthening the Democratic Party in a critical region in the country. We are proud to offer our services free of charge for candidates to encourage a diverse pool of applicants.
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Rust Belt Rising, Suite 1600
318 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60606
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