DEMOCRACY BOOTCAMP @RRUUC 6301 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20817

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River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation

6301 River Road

Bethesda, MD 20817

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How can you better participate in democracy? All are invited to this non-partisan training, led by Do The Most Good and The Poor People's Campaign. Reflect on your individual story about why voting and democracy are important to you then choose three (3) 30-min interactive workshops:

  • Making the Call: Phone Banking 101

  • Doorstep Conversations: Canvassing 101

  • Fill in the Blanks: Register New Voters

  • Social Media 101: Fundamentals

  • Social Media 201: Amplify Your Message

  • Engaging and Supporting New Voters

  • Nonprofit Guidelines for Participating in the Democratic Process

Always open stations

  • Who's My Rep?

  • Postcards for Democracy


Keynote Speaker: Ashwani Jain

Former White House staffer; member, DoTheMostGood MoCo Steering Committee

Grab a bite and get to know others committed to increasing participation in democracy. Get inspired and sustained for the work ahead....Please RSVP so we can make sure we have enough provisions.

Note: We will offer limited ASL interpretation (some workshops) and we have assistive listening devices in the Large meeting room where at least one interactive session will also take place. For more information on where ASL interpretation will be available, please contact Vonna, if this would help you attend.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Plenty of on street parking on Whittier and surrounding neighborhoods. Please be a good neighbor and don't park in front of driveways or fire hydrants. The T2 bus leaves from Friendship Heights Metro at 8:50 am, 9:20 am and 9:50 am. It arrives at the corner of River Rd. & Whittier 10-15 minutes later.

What can I bring into the event?

Your commitment to participate in democracy!

Is everyone included?

Yes. This is a non-partisan event whose purpose is to involve more people in the support of democracy by voting and helping others to vote.

Contact Vonna for more info!

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Bethesda, MD 20817

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