Tuesday, October 13 Digital Download: How to Make Memes Memes are potentially viral graphics that have symbolic meaning. Memes have the power to spread throughout cultures and societies influencing ideas and debate. Only memes that are well-suited to their audiences will go viral, or at least become popular and widespread. You will leave this session confident you know how to create and use memes effectively for the campaigns and causes of your choice. When: Tuesday, October 13 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
Digital Writing Workshop Learn how to become a more effective and valuable writer. This online workshop will teach you how to write social media updates, blog posts, and email newsletters for yourself or your organization. When: Tuesday, October 13 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
Wednesday, October 14 Advanced Public Speaking Workshop In three intense hours, the Advanced Public Speaking Workshop provides you with the opportunity to give a 3-5 minute speech and receive valuable feedback from a speechwriter who served in three presidential administrations. When: Wednesday, October 14 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: $60
Thursday, October 15 Twitter for Politics Twitter is one of the most powerful -- and fun -- tools for people who care about politics. But it is also one of the most daunting for new users. In this focused, online workshop, you will learn how to navigate Twitter confidently and use it to accomplish your goals in the public policy process. When: Thursday, October 15 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
The Dangers of Defunding the Police with GianCarlo Canaparo GianCarlo Canaparo will break down the violent riots that plague the entire nation. He will also argue against defunding the police and build the case that a strong police presence is necessary to maintain the peace. When: Thursday, October 15 | 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
Wednesday, October 21 Student Journalism Training – Strategic Media Interviews Media interviews are useless if you aren't strategic when preparing for one. In this training, you'll learn the components of an effective message, how to write effective talking points, and how to handle hostile and friendly interviews like a pro. When: Wednesday, October 21 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
Introduction to Podcasting Join Podcaster, Columnist, and Author, Derek Hunter and Leadership Institute's Lead Your Future podcast host, Tiffany Roberts to learn how to plan, launch, and grow your own successful podcast. When: Wednesday, October 21 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
Thursday, October 22 Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop This in-person workshop provides a targeted voter outreach strategy in order to maximize Election Day turnout over the phone, and on the ground. When: Thursday, October 22 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT Where: Marietta, GA Cost: No Cost!
On-Camera Television Workshop You'll be coached through two rounds of mock interviews and receive personalized critiques and feedback on how to tailor your message better for TV. Individuals who attend the on-camera workshop receive footage of their performance. When: Thursday, October 22 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT Where: Online Cost: $60
On-Demand Events (Prerecorded)
Campaigning in COVID-19 This series is a guide to campaigning during the COVID-19 pandemic. You will learn skills in campaign communications strategy, campaign crisis communications, campaign organization, what it really takes to win, and the real nature of politics and elections. Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
The Art of Political Persuasion This three part series provides you an in-depth look at how you can design and improve your communication strategy -- for yourself, your organization, or your campaign. This workshop empowers you with proven methods to be a stronger communicator. Where: Online Cost: No Cost!
Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop The GOTV Workshop teaches you voter contact strategies. Learn ways to implement effective targeted outreach to your supporters. Understand what resources you will need and what is available for early and absentee voters. Where: Online Online: No Cost!
Digital Campaign School Regardless of your level of experience, join The Prosper Group and learn the experts' secrets to an effective digital strategy from announcement to Election Day. Where: Online Cost: $10
Campaign Management School The Campaign Management School will quickly teach you the tools you need to make a winning plan for your campaigns. You will learn how to grow your organization, organize precincts for voter contact, and turn out your voters. Where: Online Cost: $25
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Carol Wehe Cocks Director of External Affairs Leadership Institute