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Step Up & Lead: Introduction to Local Public Service

Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 09:00 AM

     

The Mainstream Coalition is hosting the Step Up & Lead series of free virtual workshops for anyone interested in public service.  
Interested in elected office, an appointed position, or even working with someone seeking public office?
This is a nonpartisan series focusing on the fundamental aspects of running a campaign, including fundraising, messaging, digital communications, and field operations.Saturday, April 24, 2021

Learn about different opportunities to serve, either as elected officials, in appointed positions, or as campaign staff. We will cover a variety of topics, from ethics and diversity to issue positions and the nuts and bolts of filing to run. This is the event for people trying to decide if public service is for them (or if they want to support someone seeking public office).

This is the first in a series of three workshops. Attendance at all three is encouraged, but not required.

Click here to register now for one or more sessions!


Step Up & Lead: Building Your Network

Saturday, June 05, 2021 at 09:00 AM

The Mainstream Coalition is hosting the Step Up & Lead series of free virtual workshops for anyone interested in public service. It could be for elected office, or an appointed position, or even working with someone seeking public office.This is a nonpartisan series focusing on the fundamental aspects of running a campaign, including fundraising, messaging, digital communications, and field operations.


Saturday, June 5, 2021

This workshop focuses on the necessary work of getting your campaign off the ground In a workshop format, we will cover fundraising (including campaign finance reports, how to make compelling asks, platforms, and more), networking (including coalition building, local groups, special interest groups, other officials, and more), and marketing and communications (including digital media, press relations, and more). This event is for candidates for public office and/or campaign staff.

This is the second in a series of three workshops. Attendance at all three is encouraged, but not required.

Click here to register now for one or more sessions!


Step Up & Lead: Running Your Campaign

Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 09:00 AM

RUNNING YOUR CAMPAIGN

The Mainstream Coalition is hosting the Step Up & Lead series of free virtual workshops for anyone interested in public service. It could be for elected office, or an appointed position, or even working with someone seeking public office. This is a nonpartisan series focusing on the fundamental aspects of running a campaign, including fundraising, messaging, digital communications, and field operations.


Saturday, June 12, 2021

This workshop focuses on working with the human capital required to get into public service. In a workshop format, we will talk about electoral strategy, identifying, targeting, and persuading your supporters, voter registration, getting out the vote (including texting, canvassing, phonebanks, writing scripts, virtual events, and more), finding volunteers, and election day strategies. This event is for candidates for public office and/or campaign staff.

This is the third in a series of three workshops. Attendance at all three is encouraged, but not required.

Click here to register now!


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