Note: This is not a Democratic GAIN event, but we wanted to pass along the information because we think it's a great program and we want to promote it and encourage others to follow their lead!
The Women's Institute for Political Power (an initiative of the Northwest Suburban Women Democrats) is hosting a series of trainings to encourage women to both run for office and get involved in electoral politics!
session-Sunday, April 19, 9:45 am to noon
Deciding to run for office and what to expect in campaigns: State
Representative Elaine Nekritz; Sheila Schultz, former President
of Village of Wheeling Board and current administrator in Rep. Kathy Ryg's
office, Nancy Sherperdson, Eighth District State Central
Committeewoman; Sue Gianonne, Schaumburg Township trustee, (tentative); Marge
Connelly, Schaumburg Trustee, (tentative).
Second session-Sunday, April 26, 9:45 am to noon
Nuts and Bolts of Campaigning, Mary Morrissey, President,
Morrissey Public Affairs, Inc.
Third session-Sunday, May 3, 9:45 am to noon
Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers and Technical Resources, Bridget
Gray, grass roots organizer and Obama campaign staffer.
For more information or to RSVP, please contact Julie Sass at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-364-4678