Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

Social Media for Campaigns

LABOR ELECTIVES: Social Media for Campaigns

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner.  RSVP is required.

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Social media is essential to any campaign, but it can also be a candidate time suck.  Learn some handy tips on managing campaign social media like a pro.

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Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Running for School Board or City Council

LABOR ELECTIVES: Running Locally

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner.  RSVP is required.

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School Board and City Council are often referred to as "Down the Ballot" races, but play a critical role in the everyday lives of local residents and union members.  Join us to talk more about running for these essential seats, and learn more about what you need to know to win in 2019.

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Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Hot Topics on the Campaign Trail

LABOR ELECTIVES: Hot Topics

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner.  RSVP is required.

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Every candidate has to talk about controversial issues in their district, and none of them are black and white.  Join us to hear from candidates about how they talked about challenging topics on the campaign trail. Learn how they handled it then and what they would have done differently or the same.

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Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

The Labor Movement in Oregon

LABOR ELECTIVES: Labor and Campaigns

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner.  RSVP is required.

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The Oregon Labor movement is complex and diverse.  Navigating labor in Oregon as a candidate takes thoughtfulness and time.  Join us for an expert panel of labor leaders, to learn more about why the Oregon Labor movement is a shining beacon of hope for workers across the nation. 

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May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Tracking Campaign Finance: ORESTAR

LABOR ELECTIVES: ORESTAR

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner.  RSVP is required.

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Do you know how to research what past and current candidates have spent on their campaigns? Curious about who funds campaigns in Oregon?  Join us for an interactive workshop on digging deep into ORESTAR.  But be warned, you might just leave this workshop a complete data nerd.

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Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Public Speaking - Making the Ask

LABOR ELECTIVES: Public Speaking

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner.  RSVP is required.

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Running for office means you need to ask a lot of people for help.  Please review my materials, please manage my finances and reporting, please support my campaign with your time and money, and I hope that I can count on your vote.  Join us to gain skills and confidence on making the best ask every time.

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Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Researching Yourself and Your Opponent

LABOR ELECTIVES: Candidate Research

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner.  RSVP is required.

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Maybe you are thinking about running, but want to make sure that you know all of the information that is out there on you, more than just "googling yourself".  And you definitely want to know the best ways to find out more about your opponent.  Join us for an evening of learning how the experts in opposition research do it.

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Feb
14
6:00 PM18:00

Deciding When to Run (and for what)

LABOR ELECTIVES: Deciding to Run

Join us for informative and interactive workshops once a month on running for office.  These workshops are open to union members and allies who share our values for a better Oregon for all.  Cost of the workshops are $10 to cover dinner. 

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You are pretty sure that you are the right person to serve.  You might even know which office is best for you.  Navigating the political landscape can be overwhelming and just plain exhausting.  Join us to talk with a few experts about when to take the leap and just do it (or not).

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Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Campaign Lit: Design and Message

Come hear from the experts some tricks of the trade about how to best put together printed materials for your candidate campaign. These workshops are open to members and labor allies.  All are welcome who support social, racial and worker justice.  A $5-$10 contribution is requested to help cover dinner, which is usually salad and pizza, but sometimes tacos.

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Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Your Effective Campaign Plan

What's my mantra?  It's not a plan unless it's....WRITTEN DOWN.  Join us to work on your campaign plan, and find out how you can start developing it now, even if you don't plan to run for 1, 5 or 10 years!

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Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Public Speaking and Testifying

Join us to practice your public speaking skills including how best to testify in front of elected officials.  This class is always fun and a great way to work on your message in front of a supportive audience.

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