Take the Lead is the Lillian’s List Blog where you can find updates on what we’re doing, letters from our Executive Director, and spotlights on our members and legislators.

In 2019 we ramped up our training programs to meet the needs of North Carolina after seeing so many women deciding to run for office this year. Who are the amazing women in your life who you think should run for office? Maybe you have a friend who is actu...

In the last two years, women have really changed the political game and we want to talk about it. We’ve seen women run against establishment men accused of sexual assault and win. We’ve seen women be out-raised by their opponent and win. Overa...

In 2018, we helped elect nine new women to the NCGA. In 2020, we’re going to work to protect the women currently serving and  elect pro-choice women to the Council of State. But, we’re also scouting for women to run for the NCGA and local off...

We’re so excited about the start of the 2019 legislative session. Now that conservatives no longer have a super-majority in both the House and the Senate, we have more power to enact the progressive policies of our Featured Candidates. We have start...

We’ve said this before and we’ll probably say this again, but the work never stops at Lillian’s List. We are excited to share with you the dates for our upcoming activities. In 2019, we will be starting an intense training program to hel...

Help us cheer on our Featured Candidates to run, win, and lead in 2018! Your sponsorship will help elect women running for the NC General Assembly. Let’s take back our state, with women leading the way! Sponsorships Now Available! All sponsor names...