Advocacy Traning
Sep
14
to Sep 15

Advocacy Traning

Join us and VCET's partner organization for the sixth annual Advocacy Training. Learn ow to make the most impact when advocating for the causes you care about during Virginia's General Assembly session and connect with activists in Virginia. There will be a panel discussion with legislators and lobbyists where you get to ask directly what works. Also, there will be a tour of the Virginia State Capitol. Meet fellow activists from around the state and get ready for the next General Assembly Session.

$10 registration fee includes training materials, breakfast and lunch for both days. Scholarships available, contact Alex Bratton at Alexandria@engageva.org for more info.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/va-advocacy-training-2019-tickets-65104597604

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Advocacy Training
Aug
19
11:00 AM11:00

Advocacy Training

Join us and VCET's partner organization for the sixth annual Advocacy Training. Learn ow to make the most impact when advocating for the causes you care about during Virginia's General Assembly session and connect with activists in Virginia. There will be a panel discussion with legislators and lobbyists where you get to ask directly what works. Also, there will be a tour of the Virginia State Capitol. Meet fellow activists from around the state and get ready for the next General Assembly Session.

$10 registration fee includes training materials, breakfast and lunch for both days. Scholarships available, contact Alex Bratton at Alexandria@engageva.org for more info.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/va-advocacy-training-2019-tickets-65104597604

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Cohort 6 Graduation
Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

Cohort 6 Graduation

Join us the celebrate the graduation of cohort 6. Upon graduation we will officially have over 100 graduates the Virginia Progressive Leadership Project.

We are honored to have Jessica Bryd as keynote. Jessica founded Three Point Strategies in 2015 to provide a home for electoral strategy that centers racial justice and is transformational rather than transactional. She has worked on campaigns in 43 states and you can find her at the side of the most exciting races to elect black women in the country, training hundreds of leaders, and building tools that serve the movement.

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Power Mapping Webinar
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Power Mapping Webinar

To win a campaign, you need to correctly identify who has the power to fix the problem you want fixed. Power mapping is a tool to not only identify who holds that power, but, who holds influence over that person, and , who to target with your direct actions and campaign activities. A power map, properly done, can reveal these relationships and power dynamics and help you design a winning strategy for your campaign. This workshop is open to all alumni. Format: Webinar. Link to webinar will be sent upon registration.

Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/9ibbbQ8AV1vIcgYe2

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Welcome Cohort 6 Reception
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Welcome Cohort 6 Reception

Join us to welcome the Virginia Progressive Leadership Project’s sixth cohort. Since 2015, the VAPLP has continued to invest in diverse leaders across the Commonwealth. Our network of over ninety alumni is deeply invested in building a progressive Virginia.

This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite your friends. Our very own progressive leader of Cohort 4 alumna, LaTonsha “LT” Pridgen will be our keynote speaker! LT is an author, advocate, motivational speaker and an Authorized Stewards of Children Facilitator. Her true passion is children's advocacy and public service.

RSVP Here: https://goo.gl/forms/xxRYsh1kBtaBAGik1

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Candidate Training 2.0
Feb
9
9:00 AM09:00

Candidate Training 2.0

You are a candidate, what now? This workshop will assist you in mapping out the road to election day. This workshop is for all candidates running in 2019.

Special Instructions: please bring your written campaign plan, 1 campaign staffer, 2 challenges you are facing, and an accounting of how much money you have raised. A calendar invite has been sent to all

participants, if you feel you should participate in this workshop contact:tierra@engageva.org

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Social Media & Your Campaign Webinar
Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

Social Media & Your Campaign Webinar

How to effectively use social media when

running for political office. Tips, tricks, targeting and best practices. Format: Webinar This workshop is

open to anyone who is currently running for office or considering running for political office. Special

Instructions: Link to webinar will be sent upon registration.

Register Here:

https://goo.gl/forms/rDMT1UpTFDdHr2eb2

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Alumni Social
Sep
8
1:00 PM13:00

Alumni Social

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  • Google Calendar ICS

Mark your calendar for our quarterly alumni social. Great food, great drinks, even better people. Come network with alumni from cohorts 1-4! VAPLP supporters are welcome. Location: VCET Office at 12448 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, VA 23606

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