Politics 101 is a program supporting the growth of a strong succession of future political leaders in the Richmond Region. The non-partisan program is designed for community-minded professionals who have little to no political or public policy experience, demonstrate a desire to learn more about the political process and show an interest in pursuing a track toward public service. Participants will meet over four sessions in September. Leaders and experts include government officials from local and state government.
Attendance is mandatory at four program sessions.
By applying, you agree to participate on the following dates and times:
SESSION 1: ORIENTATION - THE POLITICS OF OUR REGION
Thursday, September 1, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
SESSION 2: ALL POLITICS IS LOCAL
Thursday, September 8, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SESSION 3: THE PURPOSE OF POLITICS
Thursday, September 15, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SESSION 4: PREPARING FOR YOUR POLITICAL JOURNEY
Thursday, September 22, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2016 FULL AGENDA AND LIST OF CONFIRMED LEADERS & EXPERTS
A class of up to 20 emerging leaders. Participants are selected by application.
Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 8, 2016.
The cost of the program is $175.00 per participant. By applying, you are agreeing to make payment no later than two weeks prior to the first session; payment is due on August 18, 2016.
LAST YEAR'S AGENDA & ROSTER