DETAILS: This training will take place on Saturday, June 10 from 10am-4pm in downtown Durham. Lunch will be provided. Childcare for children over the age of 3 can be provided if needed.
WHO THIS TRAINING IS FOR: This training is geared toward candidates running for local office for the first time, their campaign teams and leaders of issue-oriented organizing (such as affordable housing). This is the third Activist Academy we have organized.
COST: We want this training to be accessible to everyone. We are requesting a financial contribution from all participants to help cover the costs of lunch, materials and childcare. Suggested contribution is $20.
ABOUT THE TRAINING: People's Alliance and Durham for All are co-hosting a day-long Durham Activist Academy that will prepare progressives running for local office, their campaign teams and leaders of issue-oriented campaigns to achieve victories for candidates and policies that advance a Durham where all people can live well. The training will prepare folks to more deeply understand Durham's political history and current landscape and execute successful campaign strategies. Topics covered in the training will include: Durham's political history; power-mapping current organizations and players; grassroot organizing; volunteer management; media and 'telling your story'; and campaign management & finances.
Email Magan (PA Co-President) if you have questions - firstname.lastname@example.org