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June 2017

“Run As You Are”: In-person Training w/ Shannon Garrett (Grand Rapids, MI)

June 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
The Source, 1409 Buchanan Ave
S.W. Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507 United States

Don't know if you're qualified to run for elected office? YOU ARE! There's no one way to be a political leader and no set of rules defining who gets to aspire to leadership. You already have the experience, talent, and networks to achieve your political ambition. Led by VRL's co-founder and board chair, Shannon Garrett, this training is for any woman ready to step into politics with a purpose. You're Ready! We'll prove it. Don't believe us? Join VoteRunLead's in-person "Run As You Are" training…

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VRL at The Arena, “Understanding and Overcoming Gender Barriers in Politics”

June 9, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - June 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Detroit, Michigan, 1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Join The Arena community of current and future political and civic leaders for a day and a half of motivation, training, and action planning. The programming will include speeches and trainings from national, state, and local elected officials, political operatives, policy nerds, and activists. Learn more about the event and buy tickets here!

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VRL workshop @ New American Leaders Project “Ready to Rise”

June 9, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - June 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Hunter College – Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Ave
New York, NY United States
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"Ready to Rise: A candidate training for New American women"  will provide training to first and second generation women of color  on the basics of running for office with concrete ways for women to start building their base, developing their profile, and identifying the right seat to run for.    

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“Run As You Are”: In-Person Training w/ Shannon Garrett & Dawn Crandall (Southfield, MI)

June 11, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Sheet Metal Workers Local 80, 17100 West 12 Mile Road
Southfield, Michigan 48076 United States

Don't know if you're qualified to run for elected office? YOU ARE! There's no one way to be a political leader and no set of rules defining who gets to aspire to leadership. You already have the experience, talent, and networks to achieve your political ambition. Led by VRL's Co-Founder, Shannon Garrett, & Founding Board Member, Dawn Crandall, this daylong training is for any woman ready to step into politics with a purpose. You're Ready! We'll prove it. Don't believe us? Join VoteRunLead's…

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Philanthropy New York’s 38th Annual Meeting: The Power of Participation – Opening Panelist Erin Vilardi

June 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT
JP Morgan Chase & Co., 383 Madison Ave
New York, NY United States
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Philanthropy New York is proud to announce their 38th Annual Meeting “The Power of Participation: Democracy Building Now.”  The focus of this half-day conference will be on the interrelated issues associated with voting rights, access to participation and how people get the information that motivates them to engage. VoteRunLead founder and director, Erin Vilardi, will be featured in an opening panel on voter engagement, access and community organizing for action. Other members of the panel include Rashad Robinson of Color of…

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“Run As You Are” Webinar Part 1 of 3: What Office Should I Run For?

June 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Free

There’s no one way to be a political leader and no set of rules defining who gets to aspire to leadership. You already have the experience, talent, and networks to achieve your political ambition. Our three Part “Run As You Are” series is here to help you articulate your experience as expertise, demystify the campaign trail, identify roles for your current squad, expand your local network, and outline your path to political leadership. In Part 1 of 3, "What Office…

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“Running for Office: Pipelining Nonprofit Leaders”: A Webinar by Nonprofit VOTE

June 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Join Nonprofit VOTE as well as leaders from Vote Run Lead and The New American Leaders Project for a webinar focused on how to pipeline leaders of the nonprofit sector who are ready to run for office. We'll explain how the campaign process should go for 501c3 workers as well as what nonpartisan programs are available to assist and develop emerging candidates and propel them to success. VoteRunLead's very own board chair, Shannon M. Garrett, will be one of the featured…

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“Run As You Are” Webinar Part 2 of 3: How to Create a 2018 Finance Plan!

June 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Free

There’s no one way to be a political leader and no set of rules defining who gets to aspire to leadership. You already have the experience, talent, and networks to achieve your political ambition. Our three Part “Run As You Are” series is here to help you articulate your experience as expertise, demystify the campaign trail, identify roles for your current squad, expand your local network, and outline your path to political leadership. From fundraising to budgeting, your financial plan…

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July 2017

“Run As You Are” Webinar Part 3 of 3: Story, Power, & Persuasion

July 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Free

Why are you running, and why should people vote for you? What sets you apart from the other candidates? Learn how to tell your story and sell it to your voters by utilizing the skills you already have. Our three-part “Run As You Are” series is here to help you articulate your experience as expertise, demystify the campaign trail, identify roles for your current squad, expand your local network, and outline your path to political leadership.   In Part 3…

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The United State of Women presents: “The Galvanize Program” in Chicago, with trainings by VoteRunLead

July 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

VoteRunLead is proud to lead the Political Candidate Track training at The United State of Women's "The Galvanize Program". Which brings local United State of Women summits to communities across the country bringing people together to tackle the challenges women are facing nationally and locally,  & arming women with the tools and resources they need to keep organizing and fighting for gender equity, whether that’s through elected office, entrepreneurship, and everything in between. During this 2 day workshop, attendees will pick a track…

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