Naperville, IL – Democrat Lauren Underwood announced today that she has been selected for the first class of Arena PAC Fellows.
The Arena is a national organization focused on building communities that activate the next generation of civic leaders.
"The Arena supports first time candidates like myself who share deeply held values of democracy and grassroots leadership. I look forward to our partnership, which will allow us to build an inclusive campaign reflecting the voices and experiences of voters across the 14th district."
The Arena PAC Fellowship will provide direct support to campaigns, with a special emphasis on four areas: story and values; campaign leadership; training and coaching; and fundraising.
Underwood joins Fellows from seven other congressional districts across the country.
In November 2016, The Arena set out to build a community that activates the next generation of civic leaders who believe in an equitable and inclusive democracy. To learn more about The Arena please visit www.thearena.run.
Lauren Underwood is a registered nurse and health policy expert. Her public service experience includes clinical research at the National Institutes of Health, implementing the Affordable Care Act, and bolstering our nation's preparedness for natural disasters, bioterrorism agents, and infectious disease threats at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Lauren is running to represent the 14th Congressional district, which includes parts of DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties.