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We Should Run II

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Zion Baptist Church

165 Lemon Street NE

Marietta, GA 30060

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The Marietta-Roswell Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., has partnered with VoteRunLead, the nation’s largest and most diverse training organization for women to run for office, and win, in looking toward the future and hosting WE Should Run II: Preparing Women of Color to Run for Political Office Workshop.

On Saturday, January 26th, we invite you to join us for a conversation with local women leaders of color followed by a live training to ready you for your first steps into making the decision to run for office with VoteRunLead. This workshop is aimed at women who have not considered running for political office as well as those who have been thinking about it and need encouragement to declare. VoteRunLead believes you already have the experience, talent and networks to achieve your political ambition. VoteRunLead's #RunAsYouAre 90 Day Challenge will accelerate the growth of your political networks and know-how with practical and actionable steps. This workshop will help you make a real plan to get to know your political community, find the best office to run for, and bolster your campaign to win.

Speakers include:

  • Erica Thomas, Representative, District 39

  • Carla Jackson, Cobb County Tax Commissioner

  • Charisse Davis, Cobb County School Board Member

  • Essence Johnson, Former Candidate, Georgia House of Representatives. District 45

  • with more to come!!!

Agenda:

8:30am- Registration

9am- Lite breakfast and networking

9:15am- Welcome

9:30am- Panel discussion with local leaders

10:15am- 90 Day Challenge Training with VoteRunLead

11:45am- Snack & Coffee Break

12pm- Panel discussion with local leaders

12:45- Closing Speaker

1pm- Event ends

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