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      August 17, 2013

      Saturday   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

      2768 North Lincoln Avenue
      Chicago, Illinois 60614

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      Chicago Activist & Candidate Training

      Brand new to politics or looking to hone your skills? Interested in becoming the leader of your block, neighborhood, or precinct and ensuring the right candidates win in the upcoming elections? Ready to get involved and work on a campaign...or already involved and looking to become more effective? Ready to throw your hat in the ring as a candidate to lead your community forward?

      Come out and take part in a day of training in your area by experts from the Leadership Institute, a national conservative training organization that has trained more than 123,000 activists and leaders since being founded in 1979 by Morton Blackwell.

      The training is sponsored by URF Action & Illinois Review, hosted by the Chicago Republican Party & Chicago Young Republicans. The training will take place Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at the Chicago Republican Headquarters. Cost is $30 for activists, running from 8:30a-1p, and $40 for candidates, running from 8:30a-4p. Topics covered include:

      • Activists & Candidates: The Nature of Politics and Why Activism Matters
      • Activists & Candidates: Social Media – Using It Effectively for Activism
      • Activists & Candidates: How to Communicate Effectively
      • Activists & Candidates: Working with the Media (Traditional and New)
      • Candidates: Fundraising
      • Candidates: Developing a Winning Campaign Plan
      • Candidates: Strategy, Operations & GOTV


      Expert trainers will guide attendees through these important topics, providing instruction, information, and examples. This training is intended for both beginners and more experienced individuals, though beginners should be prepared to take a lot of notes. Attendees will be given resources for continued learning and access to experts for continued advice. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to network with their fellow activists and candidates from the area, growing their network and strengthening their team. Finally, attendees will have opportunities to have their questions answered and get one-on-one guidance.

      Cost: Activist & Volunteer Ticket (8:30a-1p) 32.64

      **Candidates who have been approved by the Chicago Republican Party can attend without charge. Candidate Ticket (8:30a-4p) 43.19

      Categories: Fundraising & Charity

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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