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?
Please! Get out on the Road and Find a Political Campaign Job!
When I started on the campaign trail, I was lucky enough to go through the Campaign Management Institute, where I became focused on political campaigns and encountered great mentors like Peter Fenn, Richard Smolka, Bill Sweeney and Peter Lindstrom through college programs and internships. Meeting folks who had made careers out of politics encouraged me to set aside my mom’s vision of me becoming a professional chef and instead, pursue a career in politics and find a political campaign job.
Make the Most of Your Member Communication
Here at The Campaign Workshop, we do a fair amount of member communication. Whether it be for labor unions or advocacy organizations, there are some basic do’s and don’ts we try to follow. Here are some tips:
Political Campaign Endorsements: What Should You be Asking For?
Political campaign endorsements can take a great deal of time, so make sure your campaign is using them effectively. After filling out the questionnaires and answering all of the interview questions to receive the support and endorsements of local and/or national organizations, what should your campaign be asking of them?