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Central Va. Activist Workshop

On Saturday June 21, 2014

What you will learn

Grassroots Activist Workshop

1 Day, $25.00 (meal and books included) $5 discount if registered before June 15th

Bonus sessions on Friday evening: 6:00 - 9:00 pm and Sunday afternoon 1:00 - 4:00 pm NO EXTRA CHARGE

Your time and energy aren't enough! Your EFFECTIVE time and energy is what's needed.

Political success is determined by the number and EFFECTIVENESS of the activists on the respective sides.

The Grassroots Activist Workshop teaches you how to get involved and make a difference in your local elections and governance. This training gives you the nuts and bolts tools needed to hold your elected leaders accountable. Attend this class and learn what it takes to make your voice heard.

Ideal attendees for the Grassroots Activist Workshop are conservative individuals interested in making a difference. Whether volunteering or working for a conservative candidate, cause, or issue at the local or state level this class will improve your skills.

The Grassroots Activist Workshop will teach you how to recruit, organize, and motivate people in your neighborhoods.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Get involved
  • Drive support for an issue or candidate
  • Organize activists in large or small groups for maximum impact
  • Communicate more effectively
  • Use the media to help advance an issue
  • Build personal leadership skills, abilities and confidence.

    Sample Lectures Include:

  • Crafting & Communicating a Persuasive Message
  • Recruiting & Managing Volunteers
  • Basics of Online Activism
  • Networking for Success
  • Building Coalitions
  • Keys to Precinct Organization
  • Educating Legislators

  • Friday and Sunday sessions will focus on Fundraising, Campaign Management, and Candidate skills


Starts Saturday, June 21

Sat. 21 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Liberty Mountain Conference Center 3700 Candlers Mountain Road Lynchburg, VA 24502 Map



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Chris Doss

What graduates say

David Chang

David Chang

Hawaii GOP Chairman

"This workshop provides a strong framework for starting your campaign and tightening up your operations. The best candidates don't necessarily win, but the best campaign generally does. LI provided the structure I needed for a well-run campaign."

Ryan Rhodes

Ryan Rhodes

Founder, Iowa Tea Party

"I can't forget who gave me the tools. Keep up the great work at LI. We can't save our country without the Leadership Institute!"

Your faculty

Chris Doss

Chris Doss

Deputy Director for Grassroots at the The Leadership Institute

Chris' political work has taken him across the U.S. and to nearly twenty countries where he's met and worked with heads of state and members of parliament. He even took one prime minister home for Thanksgiving; another tha...

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Darren Eustance

Darren is celebrating his 12th year as a campaign consultant. A 2004 graduate of the Master's Program in Political Management at The George Washington University, Darren first consulting job was at Arlington-based Tauris C...

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Daniel Whitfield

Daniel Whitfield

Copywriter, Eberle and Associates

Dan Whitfield is an award-winning copywriter with Eberle Associates Inc., one of the nation's oldest and most successful conservative direct mail fundraising agencies. As a copywriter, Dan has written fundraising appeals f...

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