12. August 2023 · Comments Off on National Democratic Training – August 12, 2023 · Categories: Recent Events

We’ve got a big surprise we’re dying to share.

But we can’t tell you everything quite yet! Keep your eyes peeled for something coming to your inbox on August 17.

Don’t be too blue, it’s worth the week wait.

How Local Parties Prepare for GOTV
Monday, August 14 at 1pm ET

Calling local party leaders and volunteers! This training will go over how local organizations can support the GOTV efforts of Democratic campaigns in their communities.

The biggest piece of GOTV advice is this: set realistic goals. Learn more about measuring success, setting those attainable goals, and empowering precinct leaders on Monday.

For VA-based Dems: Virginia GOTV Training Bootcamp
Monday, August 14 - Wednesday, August 16 at 7pm ET

The National Democratic Training Committee is bringing you three essential virtual trainings on GOTV strategies ahead of Election Day. We’re partering with the Virginia Democratic Party to help you or your campaign level up your field skills.

This three-part training series will consist of one-hour sessions led by campaign experts. The three trainings include:

  • How to Develop Your GOTV Universe & Script on Monday
  • Why Volunteers are Important for GOTV on Tuesday
  • Best Practices for GOTV Preparation on Wednesday

While attendance at all three is not required, joining these trainings will ensure you learn the absolute best tactics and tools for a successful GOTV phase in Virginia.

NDTC Expert Q&A: Climate Change at the Local Level
Thursday, August 17 at 1pm ET

Climate change affects everyone in the U.S., from extreme heat to disastrous blizzards. It is critical that campaigns know how to discuss these issues with voters and center their concerns and climate-related anxieties.

Thursday’s Expert Q&A will be an insightful, actionable panel discussion led by experts in climate and environmental advocacy. You’ll walk away with a plan on how to address this topic in your own local community.

How to Develop Your GOTV Universe and Script
Thursday, August 17 at 1pm ET

You can’t drive a car without keys, and you can’t successfully run GOTV without a script! This essential training will review the components of a strong GOTV script, ready to be taken into the field.

First, you will review what’s called a “GOTV universe” – the group of people whose vote you’re trying to get to exceed your vote goal. Then, you’ll develop your own script and identify instances where to use it for the best results.

And it doesn’t stop there! You can always visit the Online Academy’s Course Catalog, set up a free account, and keep track of your progress while taking advantage of our extensive course offerings.