Deb Haaland

I graduated from Emerge New Mexico in 2007, and everything that I learned has stuck with me throughout my political career, including races for Lt. Governor, Party Chair, and now for Congress. These trainings are invaluable, and I want to thank the women who shared their knowledge and experience with me, without which, I would never be poised to become the first Native American woman elected to Congress. This historic campaign, and the campaigns of so many fierce women, started because Emerge America trusted in us to make change.

Deb Haaland

U.S. Representative, NM-01

Deb is an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna. She grew up in a military family; her father was a 30-year combat Marine who was awarded the Silver Star Medal during Vietnam, and her mother is a Navy veteran who went on to work 25 years in Indian education. ...

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