Women in Advocacy and Politics Workshop 2017 - Washington, DC
8am to 11:50 am
Advocacy 101 is course that gives an overview of policymaking at the state legislative and municipal levels of government. The course illustrates basic forms of advocacy as well how to effectively communicate with elected officials and policy makers. The companion course Fundraising for Advocates gives instruction on essential fundraising skills needed for advocates.
Fundraising for Advocates is a companion course to our Advocacy 101 course. This course gives instruction on fundraising for advocacy organizations, issue campaigns and non-profit service organizations. The course curriculum covers fundraising best practices, donor identification and cultivation, grant research, and grant writing.
Political Organizing - Facilitator TBA
12pm Lunch & Networking
1pm to 5pm
Exploring Careers in Politics explores the number of lucrative career opportunities for women in the political sector and touches on transitioning professionally into the political sector.
Campaign Strategy 101 teaches one how to think "politically" and navigate the political landscape whether running for office, planning for a career in politics or working in advocacy. This course curriculum covers creating and implementing effective political strategies for candidate and issue campaigns at all levels.
Campaign Finance 101 is a course for candidates and fundraising staff covers creating a campaign finance plan, setting fundraising goals, donor identification/cultivation/solicitation, campaign finance regulations and hiring fundraising staff.