2015 VRL Live! Web Series Teaches Women How to Run for Office and Lead a Political Life

2015 VRL Live Core Curriculum | Train Women How to Run For Office

We are proud, no, ecstatic to announce the official launch of our VRL Live! Web Series for Women's Leadership online training courses to teach women how to run for office! This groundbreaking series is the first of its kind to provide universal access to a comprehensive educational platform to help you lead a political life. The sessions are  dedicated to demystifying the electoral process and using technology to make leadership opportunities accessible to women. The best part? It's free to members of VRL Nation! This is an opportunity for tens of thousands of women to build relationships with women leaders through weekly webinars hosted by experts and public officials. You can read our full press release here.

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So without further ado, we present to you the 2015 VRL LIVE! Web Series Calendar.

This is a living document that will be updated as the courses go live or archived. Clinics happen Thursdays at 2pm EST (1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST). 




5-MarHow to Write Your Stump SpeechCommunications
12-Mar5 Favorite Picks for Civic Technology: POPVOXCivic Tech
19-MarBuilding Power Through Fundraising Fundraising
26-MarVocalizing Your AmbitionLatinas in Leadership
2-AprVoter Registration and Mobilization Civic Engagement
9-AprMentoring and the Power of your Network Latinas in Leadership
16-AprHow to Create a Support System when you RunLatinas in Leadership
23-AprAnswering the Tough Questions Communications
30-AprDifficult Conversations & Breaking StereotypesLatinas in Leadership
7-MayHow to Host a Great House Party (for any idea!)Fundraising
14-MayLatinas Governing and Running for Higher OfficeLatinas in Leadership
21-MayCity Council – What's the role or responsibility?Facts about the Office
28-MayGet ready to run in 2016: It's Your Time!Campaigning
4-JunGetting your Message out to VotersCommunications
11-JunState Legislatures – What happens at the state level?Facts about the office
18-JunVoting Reform: What You Need to KnowCivic Engagement
25-JunSchool Board – The Ins and Outs of Local School PoliticsFacts about the office
2-JulCore Values: Who I am and Why am I running!Communications
9-JulWork-Life: Fundraising and Salary for Real WomenLeadership/Campaigning
16-JulCounty Commission – What do they do?Facts about the office
23-Jul5 Favorite Picks for Civic TechnologyCivic Tech
30-JulHiring Campaign StaffCampaigning
6-AugBuilding Your List: Who do I call now? later?Fundraising
13-AugEndorsements – Who needs 'em 🙂Campaigning
20-AugWorking with the Media – for any issue!Communications
27-AugMy 1st political step: Volunteering on a CampaignCampaigning
3-SepDigital tools on the Campaign Trail: Social MediaCivic Tech
10-SepDebate and Forum Prep – You will win this!Communications
17-SepLocal Appointments – How to get them and be effectiveFacts about Office
24-SepSkeletons: Learn to Love Them!Communications
1-OctWhere to Vote: Get in the know and spread on socialCivic Tech/GOTV
8-OctGOTV Planning: Turn it up to turn it out!Organizing/Campaigning
15-OctSelf-Assessment: Here is Why I am Awesome!Leadership
22-OctAll Things Considered: Can I Win This?Campaigning/Leadership
29-OctFriends, Family, and the Isms on the Campaign TrailCampaigning
5-NovQuick Election Update from VRL2015 Elections
19-NovI lost now what? I won now what!?!?Governing
12-NovElection Analysis2015 Elections
3-DecMy 1 year Plan for 2016Campaigning
10-DecWhat do I run For  – Make the DecisionCampaigning
17-DecKitchen Cabinet – Your Power PlayersLeadership