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Sun Jan 15, 2012, 07:34 AM

2012 Democracy for America Training Dates Announced

Last edited Fri Jan 20, 2012, 06:15 AM - Edit history (1)

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2012 Campaign Academy Schedule

We are no longer accepting applications to host Campaign Academies in 2012.
More trainings will be added in the coming weeks.

January 28-29 - Bloomington, IN

February 10-12 - PA Progressive Summit

February 25-26 - Spokane, WA

March 3-4 - Tulsa, OK

March 10-11 - Anchorage, AK

March 17-18 - Gainesville, FL

April 28-29 - Middletown, CT

April 28-29 - Manhattan, KS

http://www.democracyforamerica.com/campaignacademy

Cost: $70 (regular) / $35 (low-income/student)

The contribution helps DFA cover its costs, including the venue rental and your copy of our 180 page training manual, lunch and coffee (both days). If you are unable to afford the full cost, reduced rates are available for students and people with low incomes.

There are limited spaces -- so register today!

See here for the DU Group Thread on DFA Training: http://www.democraticunderground.com/110547

DFA Training Manual downloadable by section: http://www.democracyforamerica.com/trainingmanual2009dfa

P.S. I will update this thread periodically as more are announced. I've been. It's worth it if you want help learning how to run a grassroots campaign and it's great networking.

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Response to ellisonz (Original post)

Fri May 11, 2012, 01:34 PM

1. New Date

July 14-15 - Birmingham, AL
ul 14, 2012 9:00 AM EDT

Dwight Beeson Hall
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham AL 35229

Website: samford.edu/

Field
• Your Field Plan: Vote Goals, Targeting, and Field Strategy
• Building Your Activist Base
• Voter Contact Tactics and Strategies
• Get Out the Vote (GOTV)

Communications
• Developing a Campaign’s Message
• Working with the Media
• Advanced Campaign Communication

Finance
• Fundraising Strategy and Making the Ask
• Tactics: Events and Call Time
• Budgeting and Finance Planning

Online
• Online Organizing: E-mail Engagement
• Advanced Online Organizing: Social Media

Miscellaneous
• Strategic Planning
• Careers in Politics: Getting a Campaign Job

Cost: $70 (regular) / $35 (low-income/student)

The contribution helps DFA cover its costs, including the venue rental and your copy of our 180 page training manual, lunch and coffee (both days). If you are unable to afford the full cost, reduced rates are available for students and people with low incomes.

There are limited spaces -- so register today!

http://democracyforamerica.com/events/35480-dfa-campaign-academy-in-birmingham-al

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Response to ellisonz (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 05:14 PM

2. September 22nd in Tucson

What are you going to learn?

Field
• Your Field Plan: Vote Goals, Targeting, and Field Strategy
• Building Your Activist Base
• Voter Contact Tactics and Strategies
• Get Out the Vote (GOTV)

Communications
• Developing a Campaign’s Message
• Working with the Media
• Advanced Campaign Communication

Finance
• Fundraising Strategy and Making the Ask
• Tactics: Events and Call Time
• Budgeting and Finance Planning

Online
• Online Organizing: E-mail Engagement
• Advanced Online Organizing: Social Media

Miscellaneous
• Strategic Planning

Cost: $45 (full-tution) / $25 (low-income/student)

The contribution helps DFA cover its costs, including the venue rental and your copy of our 180 page training manual, lunch and coffee. If you are unable to afford the full cost, please pay the reduced rate for students and people with low incomes.

http://democracyforamerica.com/events/35540-dfa-campaign-academy-in-tucson-az

You can also register in Spanish: http://democracyforamerica.com/events/35541-dfa-campaign-academy-in-tucson-az-reg%C3%ADstrese-en-espa%C3%B1ol


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