Bootcamp for Campaign Volunteers: How to Help Your Candidate Win

The Campaign-Smart Alliance is hosting a free-to-the-public Campaign Training Workshop to build a grassroots network of leaders and volunteers. Partipants will learn time-proven techniques for successful campaigns such as how to host house meetings and house parties, canvassing techniques, effective phone banking, and much more. Seating is limited, and reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Participants can register online or via phone by calling 203-329-1629 or 860-434-5212.
Register today.
What:Bootcamp for Campaign Volunteers
When: Saturday, January 14, 2006
Time: Participant Sign-in: 9:00-9:30am
Workshop: 9:30am-12:30am
Where: Elks Lodge, 158 S Montowese Street, Branford, CT
Directions are listed below or go to Mapquest.com



GUEST SPEAKERS AND INSTRUCTORS
Guest speakers and instructors include Jim Dean,Chair of the Democracy for America coalition, Diane Farrell, Democratic Candidate for 4th District Congresswoman, and Joe Courtney, Democratic Candidate for 2nd District Congressman. Special guest James H. Dean, chairman of Democracy for America, is dedicated to continuing the effort his brother, Governor Howard Dean, initiated to strengthen grassroots participation; and further the recruitment and election of fiscally responsible and socially progressive candidates. Jim has been responsible for a variety of campaign functions including fundraising, surrogate activities, political organizing in his home state of Connecticut, and supporting several additional DFA state organizations. Dean was was instrumental in many democratic victories across the US in the 04 and 05 elections by spear heading DFA’s efforts to elect progressive candidates in all levels of government.


CO-SPONSORS of the CAMPAIGN BOOT CAMP
Co-sponsors of this event include the Connecticut Young Democrats, Connecticut Democratic Party, CCD, Shoreline League of Democratic Women, Fairfield County DFA, MoveOn.org Political Action Group, and Progressive Democrats of America.


FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information on the Campaign Training Workshop, please contact Kim Hynes at khynes2000@yahoo.com or 203-329-1629, Vivian Blackford at vblackford@att.net or 860-434-5212, or Belinda Jones at sbjones20@comcast.net or 860-399-1147.


Directions to Branford Elks Lodge, 158 South Montowese Street, Branford, CT
Lodge Phone - 203-488-5706, Office Phone - 203-488-9311

I-95 South:
Take the Cedar Street exit- EXIT 54- toward Branford.
Turn Left onto CT-740 / Cedar Street
Turn Left onto CT-146 / Main Street and go 1.6 miles
End at 158 S Montowese Street in Branford

I-95 North:
Take the Cedar Street exit- EXIT 54- toward Branford
Turn Right onto CT-740 / Cedar Street
Turn Left onto CT-146 / Main Street and go 1.6 miles
End at 158 S Montowese Street in Branford

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