Have you ever thought about running for office, but needed to know more? Two veterans, The Hon. Betty Knight, former Platte Country Commission and the Hon. Carol Marinovich, former Mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte Co, KS and Kansas City, KS will lead a one-day boot camp.
The boot camp is nonpartisan. It is women-centric, but open to all. During the session you will:
- Make a personal assessment of readiness to run;
- Identify a race that meets your personal passion and interest;
- Learn campaign logistics including characteristics of an effective mailer, strategy for absentee voters, and election day operations;
- Develop a fund-raising strategy;
- Articulate your campaign platform;
- Leverage the media; and
- Practice speech skills.
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 or 5:00 p.m.
Location: 215 West Pershing, 6th Floor, Kansas City, MO 64108 (across from Union Station)
Cost: $125 includes all materials plus light lunch and chocolate.
For more information contact Julie Warm, Ph.D at 816-235-5371 or firstname.lastname@example.org