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-Mar How to Write Your Stump Speech Communications
12-Mar 5 Favorite Picks for Civic Technology: POPVOX Civic Tech
19-Mar Building Power Through Fundraising  Fundraising
26-Mar Vocalizing Your Ambition Latinas in Leadership
2-Apr Voter Registration and Mobilization  Civic Engagement
9-Apr Mentoring and the Power of your Network  Latinas in Leadership
16-Apr How to Create a Support System when you Run Latinas in Leadership
23-Apr Answering the Tough Questions  Communications
30-Apr Difficult Conversations & Breaking Stereotypes Latinas in Leadership
7-May How to Host a Great House Party (for any idea!) Fundraising
14-May Latinas Governing and Running for Higher Office Latinas in Leadership
21-May City Council – What's the role or responsibility? Facts about the Office
28-May Get ready to run in 2016: It's Your Time! Campaigning
4-Jun Getting your Message out to Voters Communications
11-Jun State Legislatures – What happens at the state level? Facts about the office
18-Jun Voting Reform: What You Need to Know Civic Engagement
25-Jun School Board – The Ins and Outs of Local School Politics Facts about the office
2-Jul Core Values: Who I am and Why am I running! Communications
9-Jul Work-Life: Fundraising and Salary for Real Women Leadership/Campaigning
16-Jul County Commission – What do they do? Facts about the office
23-Jul 5 Favorite Picks for Civic Technology Civic Tech
30-Jul Hiring Campaign Staff Campaigning
6-Aug Building Your List: Who do I call now? later? Fundraising
13-Aug Endorsements – Who needs 'em 🙂 Campaigning
20-Aug Working with the Media – for any issue! Communications
27-Aug My 1st political step: Volunteering on a Campaign Campaigning
3-Sep Digital tools on the Campaign Trail: Social Media Civic Tech
10-Sep Debate and Forum Prep – You will win this! Communications
17-Sep Local Appointments – How to get them and be effective Facts about Office
24-Sep Skeletons: Learn to Love Them! Communications
1-Oct Where to Vote: Get in the know and spread on social Civic Tech/GOTV
8-Oct GOTV Planning: Turn it up to turn it out! Organizing/Campaigning
15-Oct Self-Assessment: Here is Why I am Awesome! Leadership
22-Oct All Things Considered: Can I Win This? Campaigning/Leadership
29-Oct Friends, Family, and the Isms on the Campaign Trail Campaigning
5-Nov Quick Election Update from VRL 2015 Elections
19-Nov I lost now what? I won now what!?!? Governing
12-Nov Election Analysis 2015 Elections
3-Dec My 1 year Plan for 2016 Campaigning
10-Dec What do I run For  – Make the Decision Campaigning
17-Dec Kitchen Cabinet – Your Power Players Leadership