Women in Office Now FREE training on May 17 @ 6 pm PT
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.
Our next training module, as part of a FREE 12 training series, will be on: May 17th @ 6 pm: Training Module 6 Campaign Communications • Branding - Visuals, signage, online presence • Building contact lists • How best to reach constituents? • Social media platforms • Email communications • Canvassing best practices • Media contacts & outreach Register HERE for Training Module 6
Did you miss any of our first four training sessions? 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 You can view them HERE!
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!
May 31st @ 6 pm: Training Module 7 Campaign Finance • State and local regulations • Contribution limits • Filing with the PDC (Public Disclosure Commission) • Fundraising dos and don’ts Register HERE for Training Module 7 June 14th @ 6 pm: Training Module 8 Fundraising for My Campaign • Fundraising goals and timeline • Hosting events • Online fundraising options • Targeting donors in your jurisdiction • Outreach to bigger donors • Public funding (available in certain areas) Register HERE for Training Module 8 June 28th @ 6 pm: Training Module 9 Candidate Forums & Interviews • Public speaking 101 • Speech writing • Preparing for interviews and debates • Research and know your positions • Practice sessions Register HERE for Training Module 9 July 12th @ 6 pm: Training Module 10 Preparing for the Election • 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