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PAYD Statewide Conference

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Afscme Conference Center

150 S 43rd St

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111

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The annual Pennsylvania Young Democrats statewide convention is Saturday, August 19th from 10 AM through 5 PM.

Convention Schedule
09:00 AM - Doors open/Breakfast is served.

10:00 AM - Programming: Convention Kick-Off

10:15 AM - Programming: The Democratic Party by PA Dems, HDCC, and SDCC
What is the distinction between the Democratic National Committee, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, and the county and local parties? What are the PA Dems, HDCC, and SDCC are responsible for? What does each person in those organizations do to help support Democratic candidates?

11:15 AM - Programming: States of Play by HDCC and SDCC
There is a Republican Supermajority in the State Senate and the House is nearly at the same point. However, from 2006 to 2010, Democrats ran the State House and were better situated in the State Senate. How did we get to the point where we are now and what trends we are seeing and need to overcome to take us back to a Democratically controlled General Assembly?

12:15 PM - Programming: Call Time by Princeton Strategies
Fundraising basics have been discussed over and over but how does call time work? What's double dialing or triple dialing? What's involved in making a call sheet? What are best practices for pledge chasing? How do you incorporate events into call time?

01:15 PM - Lunch

02:15 PM - Programming: Inter-campaign Coordination by HDCC and SDCC
HDCC and SDCC will talk about how different campaigns can work together. Sharing data, putting together cross-campaign events, and any legal hurdles that campaigns have to deal with when working with other campaigns, especially when it comes to Federal or SuperPAC money.

03:15 PM - Programming: Media Plans by Bronstein and Weaver
How do you do a media buy? What are realistic numbers for doing a TV buy across the state? What are the benefits of broadcast versus network buys? What does into making a TV/Radio spot?

04:15 PM - Programming: The Young Democrats Organization
What is YDA? What is the Mid-Atlantic Region? Where do we have chapters and what do each of those chapters do?

05:00 PM - Convention Close

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