Southeast Texas Democratic Summit

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United Steel Workers Hall

2949 South 11th Street

Beaumont, TX 77701

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We would like to welcome you to come out to two days of training. Training will include party history and structure, accessing the VAN (vter activation network), successful voter contact, fundraising, staying on message, field outreach and Restsance Summer, among many other topics.

August 18

3:00 PM—5:00 PM Sign in

August 19: Activist Training

8:00 AM—9:00 AM Sign in

9:00 AM—9:15 AM Welcome by former State Senator, former Tx DOT Chairman David Bernsen

9:15AM--- 9:30AM Special Guest Congressman Joaquin Castro

9:30AM—9:45AM Party History and Structure

11:00 AM--11:45 AM Introduction to VAN with Marco Orrantia

11:45 AM--12:30 PM Lunch & Local County Parties Report

12:30 PM--1:00 PM Special Guest Kim Olson, AG Commissioner Candidate

1:00 PM--1:45 PM Staying on Message with Bill Brannon

1:45 PM--2:00 PM Precinct Chair Responsibilities, District Clerk Jamie Smith

2:00 PM--3:00 PM Field Events & Resistance Summer with Birk Wilkison

3:00 PM--4:00 PM Review and Breakout

Luke’s Icehouse, 2325 Calder Ave, Beaumont, TX 77702

5:00 PM--7:00 PM Happy Hour Social sponsored by JCDP

August 20: Candidate Training

9:00 AM—9:30 AM Welcome

9:30 AM--10:30 AM Finance & Fundraising with Cliff Walker

10:30 AM--10:45 AM Media Awareness with Judge Baylor Wortham

10:45 AM--11:45 AM Candidate Messaging with Cliff Walker

11:45 AM--12:00 PM Break/Speaker

11:30 AM--12:15 PM Digital Campaign Program with Andrew Turney

12:15 PM--12:45 PM Lunch

12:45 PM--1:45 PM Field Programs with Andrew Turney

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2949 South 11th Street

Beaumont, TX 77701

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