Candidate Forums and Interviews Tuesday, June 28th @ 6 pm PT
Are you or a woman you know interested in running for office?
WON (Women in Office Now) is a new project of Fix Democracy First Education Fund providing FREE training to help women successfully run for local, state or federal offices. Join us for our next training session: June 28th @ 6 pm: Training Module 9 Candidate Forums & Interviews with special guest Kathy Sakahara Kathy had a successful career as a presentation coach and trainer to Fortune 500 executives and technical experts. She carried that work into her nonprofit career, providing speakers’ bureau consulting, communication, and media outreach training to nonprofits across Washington. • Public speaking 101 • Speech writing • Preparing for interviews and debates • Research and know your positions • Practice sessions Register HERE for Training Module 9
Did you miss any of our previous sessions? You can view them HERE! Training 1 - Why Should I Run for Office? Training 2 - Where to Start? Questions to Ask Yourself Training 3 - The Basics of Running for Office - w/ special guest Julie Anderson, Pierce County Auditor & SOS Candidate Training 4 - Running a Campaign - What do I need to know? Training Module 5 - Choosing Your Campaign Team - with guest speaker Cassidy Butler from IBEW Local 89 Training 6 - Campaign Communications - with special guest speaker Kristine Reeves, former WA State Rep & Candidate for the 30th LD Training 7 - Campaign Finance - with special guest speaker Scott Haley from WA's Public Disclosure Commission Training 8 - Fundraising for My Campaign with special guest speaker Madalene Mielke, President & CEO of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)
More Upcoming WON Training Topics
PLEASE NOTE: Each module has a separate registration link. You are welcome to attend any one of these or all of them! July 12th @ 6 pm: Training Module 10 Preparing for the Election - with special guest speaker Temple Lentz, Clark County Council Member • Primaries and general election differences • Candidate questionnaires and forums • Mobilizing your base • Motivating staff and volunteers • Endorsements • Canvassing • Media outreach • GOTV! - Get out the vote • Preparing for the results - good or bad Register HERE for Training Module 10 July 26th @ 6 pm: Training Module 11 After the Campaign: What happens next? Evaluating your campaign • I’ve won! Now what? • I’ve lost. Now what? • What worked? What didn’t? • Acknowledging your team & volunteers • Thanking your base & donors • Final fundraising reporting • Make sure all loose ends are taken care of Register HERE for Training Module 11 Aug 9th @ 6 pm: Training Module 12 Preparing for Taking Office • Choosing your team for success • Putting together your office schedule • Research legislative procedures & timeline • Joining legislative committees • Meeting with constituents • What’s going to be my legislative focus & priorities? • Caucusing with fellow office holders • Following through on commitments Register HERE for Training Module 12
All session presentations will be recorded. You can view past recordings and resources @ fixdemocracyfirst.org/won
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