We Need More Women in Public Office
Research shows that women make government more transparent, inclusive and accessible. Women bring different priorities and experiences to public life, including perspectives that have been largely absent in public policymaking. Women change the way government works, and their voices are needed around the country. Ready to Run® is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign, or get involved in public life in other ways. CAWP's model curriculum covers fundraising, positioning oneself for elected office, navigating the political party structure, media training, the nuts and bolts of organizing a campaign, mobilizing voters, and crafting a message.
Our national network of Ready to Run® programs includes partners in more than 20 states around the country.
Upcoming Network Partner Programs Around the Country
Ready to Run® Virtual Trainings:
Real Women Run Spring Training 2020 (Utah) - May 2, 2020
Fundraising in the Age of COVID-19 - May 5, 2020
Amplifying Women’s Voices: Representation & Civic Leadership (Kansas) - May 12, 2020
Women’s Voices on Civic Boards & Commissions: Appointments Project® (Kansas) - May 19, 2020
Taking Your Voice Online: Designing a Digital Campaign (Kansas) - May 21, 2020