27. October 2023 · Comments Off on National Democratic Training – October 27, 2023 · Categories: Recent Events

And that’s a WRAP on 2023 Primaries! 🎬

NDTC is proud of our 275 total candidates across 25 states who used our courses, videos, resources, and live training events, to boldly run for office! This is certainly no small feat, and we’re just happy to be one small part of building blue communities across the country.

Even more exciting, nearly 70% of NDTC candidates won their primaries and are advancing to this November’s General Election!

2024 is going to be an even bigger year. Have you considered making an impact in your own community by running for office? Get started with our signature So You Want to Run for Office landing page, complete with the fundamental campaign courses that will take you from thinking about running to getting it done:

Keep reading to see our upcoming November live training lineup!

How to Run a Political Campaign Debrief
Thursday, November 9 at 1pm ET

Before we all know it, this year’s Election will be done and gone. But the work doesn’t stop there.

Holding space to debrief with your team is essential to learn from mistakes and grow for the future. It also allows team members to decompress and share their feelings following what was undoubtedly a long cycle. This training will review the components and best practices of a productive campaign debrief.

So You Want to Run for Office: Indigenous American Heritage Month
Monday, November 13 at 1pm ET

November commemorates Indigenous American Heritage Month, celebrating the achievements and progress of Indigenous and Native people of America. Now looking forward to 2024, we’re holding events to gear up the next slate of excellent (and possibly winning) candidates.

This So You Want to Run for Office training is a special one, as the trainer will go over the unique challenges and considerations Native and/or Indigenous folks may face on the trail. On the fence? Join anyways – attending this training does not commit you to anything!

Running an Effective Debrief for Your Local Democratic Party
Tuesday, November 14 at 1pm ET

Calling all local leaders, party volunteers, and precinct captains or chairs! Following Election Day, debriefing is an essential opportunity to review past achievements and shortfalls while looking ahead to the future.

Our trainer will go over the general goals and tone for a debrief. Then, they’ll review key tactics and best practices for holding one yourself or as a local Democratic party.

What is a Democratic Precinct Chair
Wednesday, November 15 at 1pm ET

hether you are running for office or working or volunteering with your local Democratic party, it’s essential to understand what a Democratic Precinct Chair is. Plus, it’s crucial you know how their role can help support yours.

This training will teach you everything you need to know about the precinct chair role and general field basics. Then our expert trainer will review ways to carry out non-electoral organizing in your precinct.

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.