"I'm a small-town kid who grew up with a cornfield in the back yard and dreaming of serving my country in public office." Vice President Mike Pence
The Candidate Development Workshop helps current and prospective candidates identify the steps needed to run a successful campaign.
The workshop focuses on personal and political preparation for future service as an elected official and community leader. Additional on-demand content, which complements this material, is available to program enrollees.
Ideal attendees for the Candidate Development Workshop are individuals who are planning on or considering a future run for office, as well as those who wish to manage, consult, or work for campaigns.
Attendees will learn how to:
• Decide if they are ready to run
• Organize a campaign staff and structure
• Raise funds
• Work with the media
• Communicate with voters
Bill Baber was elected in November of 2014. He previously served as a trustee of the La Mesa-Spring Valley School Board (2003 - 2014). He was School Board President in 2007 and 2012 and served on the School-City Joint Stee...
Chris Collier is a veteran of California politics. In 2008, he founded Rincon Strategies, focused on public affairs, political campaigns, and data related to local governments in the Golden State.
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Nathan is a Grassroots Program Coordinator for the Leadership Institute and an organizer based in Los Angeles. He has trained over 7,000 activists, leading among other things to pro-free speech policy changes at 52 college...