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February 2018

Power Rising 2018

February 22 - February 25
Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel, 210 Peachtree st NW
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
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THE POWER RISING SUMMIT provides a space for Black women, from coast to coast, to come together as one, leveraging collective wisdom to develop strategic, actionable ways to build and maximize our economic and political power—for the betterment of ourselves, our families, our communities, and our future. VoteRunLead's Advisory Board Member, Erika Alexander will be there to promote VoteRunLead's mission of training amazing women to run for office and win. Register HERE

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Time for Ilhan Screening

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

Join VoteRunLead founder, Erin Vilardi at Busboys & Poets in Washington, DC for the screening of select scenes from the upcoming documentary film, TIME FOR ILHAN about VoteRunLead alum, Ilhan Omar. Meet the producer and director, get a sneak peak at the film, and be an important part of helping it get over the finish line and onto the screen. We will also feature a discussion with activists working to elect more women and first time candidates to office in…

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March 2018

Ready To Run: Campaign Training for Women

March 3 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm EST

*A Record Number of Women are Running for Political Office in 2018* Do you aspire to: * Run for office in 2018? * Start preparing for a future run for public office? * Work or volunteer on a political campaign? * Become more politically active? Then plan to attend the first ever “Ready to Run” workshop in Washington, D.C., hosted by The Graduate School of Political Management on Saturday, March 3 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on GW's main campus in…

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Run As You Are: Ft. Collins Training

March 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm MST
Foothills Unitarian Church, 1815 Yorktown Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80526 United States

VoteRunLead is teaming up with Colorado 50-50 to bring you the resources you need to learn how to run for office. These two groups are coming together to put on a day of empowerment that will leave you with the skills and confidence you need to step up and make a difference. VRL’s “Run As You Are” campaign is specifically designed to arm you with everything you need to enter your race, using everything you already have. Regardless of what…

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2018 WomenWerk Conference | Reset: Bounce back from setbacks

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm EST
NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square S
New York, NY 10012 United States
Free - $200.00

In celebration of Women's Day, NYU Wagner BSA partners with WomenWerk to host the 5th annual WomenWerk Conference celebrating Women's Day. The 2018 theme is Reset: Bounce back from setbacks and will explore best practices for resilience to deal with unexpected challenges. Learn more about this year's inspiring theme on the conference website. WomenWerk is a women's empowerment organization working to amplify the voices of women. WomenWerk brings women and men together for a modern take on gender equity by curating community events showcasing the…

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VoteRunLead at SXSW

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST

VoteRunLead will be at the 2018 SXSW with Board Chair, Jehmu Greene, Founder, Erin Vilardi & Wisconsin State Assembly Member & VoteRunLead alum, JoCasta Zamarippa training you to #RunAsYouAre. We believe you already have the experience, talent and networks to achieve your political ambition. #RunAsYouAre will accelerate the growth of your political networks and know-how with practical and actionable steps. The workshop will help you make a real plan to get to know your political community and find the best office…

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April 2018

The 2018 Conference on World Affairs presented by The University of Colorado Boulder

April 9 - April 13

Join VoteRunLead Founder, Erin Vilardi, at The Conference on World Affairs from April 9-13, 2018 This year-round unit of the University of Colorado Boulder, offers events without admission fees to the Boulder community, students, and the public. CWA Week is a festival of ideas featuring 200 panels, 100 speakers and performers, over 5 days, attracting more than 70,000 in cumulative attendance each year. There is also the CWA Speaker Series where thought leaders in their field join us for a campus visit with…

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June 2018

Personal Democracy Forum

June 7 - June 8
New York Law School + Google Map

Every year since 2004, Personal Democracy Forum has been the place to come if you cared about the potential of technology to change politics for the better, and you wanted to hear and meet the people who were leading that change. PDF has grown to be a big event, gathering close to a thousand attendees, 140 speakers, 28 breakout sessions and nearly three dozen powerful keynoters each year. PDF 2018 is different. Based off of community feedback, they redesigned the…

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