5/15 Program meeting: Political Organizing Skills

48th LD Dems May 15 Program Meeting 7 PM, Northwest Arts Center, 9825 NE 24th St., Bellevue

Meeting Agenda:

  • Presentations by candidates seeking endorsement
  • Streamlined business meeting (Announcements, treasurer’s report)
  • Main Program: Professional Political Directors  Rebecca Bryant (Rep Adam Smith) and Stephanie Ervin (Rep Suzan DelBene) on POLITICAL ORGANIZING SKILLS FOR PCOS AND OTHER ACTIVISTS”
  • Focus groups
  • Presentations by endorsement candidates arriving from 41st LD meeting

Program : Rebecca Bryant and Stephanie Ervin

Main program:  Political Organizing Skills
  • Lay the groundwork: How 2012 differs from 2014
  • “Elevator speech”
  • PCO planning
  • What is most useful to campaigns
Focus groups (choose your area of interest)
  • Advanced activist focus group:  Q&A on the main program
  • Precinct Campaign Planning for PCOs: planning a precinct canvass; organizing a precinct phone bank.
  • If there is sufficient expression of interest prior to the meeting (in response to our email meeting notice) in a Votebuilder focus group and if PCO training officer is available, there will be hands-on Votebuilder training as well.