Learn to Lead: Chicago Activist and Candidate Training

Brand new to politics or looking to hone your skills? Interested in becoming the leader of your block, neighborhood, or precinct and ensuring the right candidates win in the upcoming elections? Ready to get involved and work on a campaign...or already involved and looking to become more effective?

Come out and take part in a day of training in your area by experts from the Leadership Institute, a national conservative training organization that has trained more than 123,000 activists and leaders since being founded in 1979 by Morton Blackwell.

Training sponsored by URF Action & Illinois Review, hosted by
the Chicago Republican Party & Chicago Young Republicans

Morning (Activists & Candidates):
Real Nature of Politics & Why Activism Matters
Social Media – Using It Effectively for Activism
How to Communicate Effectively

Lunch Included (Activists & Candidates)
Working with the Media – Traditional & New

Afternoon (Candidates)
Developing a Winning Campaign Plan
Voter Contact – Strategy, Operations & GOTV

All are welcome.

Expert trainers will guide attendees through these important topics, providing instruction, information, and examples. This training is intended for both beginners and more experienced individuals, though beginners should be prepared to take a lot of notes. Attendees will be given resources for continued learning and access to experts for continued advice. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to network with their fellow activists and candidates from the area, growing their network and strengthening their team. Finally, attendees will have opportunities to have their questions answered and get one-on-one guidance.

Click the link below to register today for this valuable day of training to prepare you for electoral successes in 2014 and beyond!

$30 for Activists (8:30a-1p) & $40 for Candidates (8:30a-4p)
Register at http://chicagotraining.eventbrite.com/

Parking information: Lincoln Ave. has ample metered parking. For free street parking, drivers may park on any side street north of Diversey including Racine and any street west of Racine or any side street south of Diversey including Lakewood and any street west of Lakewood.

Here is a detailed map of where permits are and are not required.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/491126757642855/

August 17, 2013 at 8:30am - 3:30pm
Chicago Young Republicans, 2768 N. Lincoln, Chicago
Lewis Gainor

Will you come?