Posted on April 19, 2018 by The Campaign Workshop
Learn How to be a Next Level Grassroots Organizer.
The 2018 election cycle is here! Everyone has a renewed spirit of social justice and resistance. Lots of activists are looking for ways to get involved in the new wave of change. Are you thinking about becoming a grassroots organizer?
Posted on March 05, 2018 by LaTwyla Mathias
Canvass Training Will Make Your Canvass Count
The 2018 election cycle is officially here! As candidates, by this point you have probably been knocking on doors for weeks and are finally at a place where you are ready to bring in the cavalry, your volunteers! For campaigns, we believe in doors, doors, and more doors. Those doors translate into more voter contact and more identified targets for GOTV. Hitting doors in the right way is why having a structured and detailed canvass training is vitally important.
Posted on November 27, 2017 by Elena Veatch
VoterCircle: A Grassroots Digital Tool for Friend-to-Friend Campaign Outreach
VoterCircle is a digital tool that elevates friend-to-friend outreach over traditional campaign-to-voter contact. VoterCircle has been featured in our 100 campaign tools lists can change the way any campaign does volunteer recruitment, grassroots fundraising, and GOTV. We talked with founder and CEO Sangeeth Peruri about leveraging personal networks and more.
Posted on October 23, 2017 by Elena Veatch
Routines in Your Grassroots Organization Can Lead to Success or Disaster.
A good habit can be the ingredient for success in running your personal life and your grassroots organization.
Posted on September 04, 2017 by Joe Fuld
Rock Solid Volunteer Recruitment Tactics to Grow your Grassroots
Volunteer recruitment is never easy. It usually starts like this:
Join The Resist List:
It has been a tough year since the election and although it often feels like the Trump administration attacks our values, and little by little erode our democratic institutions, there is hope. There are millions of Americans working around the clock to make sure that each day is better than the last. That the fundamental values of our nation are still there tomorrow and our nation's motto stands true: Out of Many, One.
Posted on June 19, 2017 by Joe Fuld
Grassroots Strategies Work when You Focus on the Relationship
There are many grassroots strategies out in the world, but not all of them work. So when it comes to grassroots, what actually works? The most effective strategies are built around personal relationships with legislators. When organizations build real relationships between their members and elected officials, their engagement lasts longer and their phone calls get returned.
Posted on May 12, 2017 by Joe Fuld
Grassroots Advocacy vs. Grass-Tops Advocacy: Know the Core Components of an Advocacy Campaign.
Posted on February 24, 2017 by Ben Holse
Get Those Grassroots Campaign Volunteers to Work!
Once you get campaign volunteers into the office, it’s imperative that you push them to make as much voter contact as possible. Below are a few tips on how to get your campaign volunteers to work as hard as they can for as long as they can:Posted on February 02, 2017 by Joe Fuld
7 Questions on Deep Canvassing
After disappointing outcomes on Election Day for Democrats across the country, plenty of folks are wondering how we move forward and run better campaigns in the future. Dave Fleischer, the Project Director at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Leadership LAB, has big ideas on how campaigns can improve their deep canvassing efforts.