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Today! Learn about Campaign Operations with Elevate: Campaign Training for People with Disabilities

Do you want to learn how to run a successful campaign for elected office? Sign up today to join us for the second part of a five-week boot camp on core skills for running for office. Elevate: Campaign Training for People with Disabilities features five expert political consultants who will tell you everything you need to know about kick starting your campaign, crafting your message as a candidate, communicating with voters, selecting campaign staff, and fundraising. It is ideal for the first-time candidate, as well as anybody who wants to support candidates with disabilities as campaign staff, future campaign managers, or volunteers. This training is non-partisan and open to all!

At 3:00 Eastern today, we will be continuing the series with Stefan Walker, Political Consultant of The Politics Store, who will present on Campaign Operations 101. Stefan will discuss what you need to know about hiring a campaign manager and what staff is necessary for your campaign. In addition, you will learn about the role of a field coordinator and the importance of having a volunteer coordinator, and will learn about other campaign roles that may be filled by staff or volunteers. There will be lots of time for the Stefan to answer all your questions related to campaign operations!

If you missed the first webinar of the series, Campaigns 101, the recording is available at

This training series is free for NCIL members. There is a $50.00 registration fee for the five-part series for non-members, per call-in site. Fee does not apply per participant in group, provided the group uses the same conference line.

The trainings will be available via teleconference and CART (captioned) webcast. Same day registration ends at Noon Eastern. Registration for the rest of the series is will remain open throughout June, and recordings of the webinars will be made available shortly after they air. If you need additional accommodations or have questions, please contact Sarah Blahovec, Disability Vote Organizer, at [email protected] or 202-207-0334 extension 1103.

See full Course Schedule, running June 3 – July 1, 2019.

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