New Ideas for Real Progress

new ideas for real progress 

We support bold, progressive candidates who will drive change and win

Square One will pave the path for the future of the Democratic Party.

 Our Wins


Our Candidates 


Our Work


How we're changing the game


Break down barriers to entry.

We provide the connections, resources and support to launch and win a campaign for exceptional candidates who might not otherwise run for office. 

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Recruit young, diverse candidates to run and win.

We find and support diverse, representative candidates with a focus on women, people of color and LBGTQ+ candidates.

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Run highly innovative campaigns.

We set up our candidates with best-in-class technology, forward-thinking campaign strategy and experienced staff. 

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Rebuild the Democratic Party.

We're reinvigorating the party by cultivating a new generation of progressive leaders and by working in overlooked districts and states nationwide. 

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I’m a great believer in the idea that a strong democracy has to make room for new voices and new leaders. Square One is all about that.
— Deval Patrick, Former Governor of Massachusetts

We can't do this work without you.

Every dollar goes towards flipping Congress and electing progressive leaders to move our country forward. 

My campaign thrived thanks to Square One. Their model wins races. Period.
— Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14)