Ready to Run® Virtual Trainings
Running for office in 2020? Your campaign might have to make changes, but it isn't over.
Register for our upcoming Ready to Run® Virtual Trainings to learn tips and skills from the experts on running for office during these uncertain times.
Thank you to our Ready to Run® partners for co-hosting these trainings.
Many thanks to our Ready to Run® sponsors for making this possible.
Upcoming Virtual Trainings
The Spring Series of our Ready to Run® Virtual Trainings has concluded.
Stay tuned for more trainings.
Previous Virtual Trainings
|Campaigning During COVID19: Questions and Strategies for Moving Forward
PART 1: Where Do I Even Begin? Advice for Your Campaign Strategy in this Moment
Tuesday, April 14th, 1pm ET (1 hour) Registration over.
Join this live session and ask your questions about how to run for office during these uncertain times. Campaign expert Eva Pusateri will discuss the immediate and pressing challenges, along with initial practical advice, about the current situation facing candidates running this year, including dealing with a lack of clarity about election processes and connecting to voters in a time of social distancing. We’ll then open up the session to address your individual questions and circumstances.
Read Pusateri's blog post on Part 1 of this webinar series.
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Campaigning During COVID19: Questions and Strategies for Moving Forward
|Campaign Messaging During a Global Crisis
Tuesday, April 21st, 1pm ET (1 hour) Registration over.
DOWNLOAD the presentation worksheet.
Having clear, consistent, and concise messages is crucial during any campaign, but how should you adjust your campaign messaging during a massive and unprecedented crisis? Is there any hope of breaking through the noise? Can you still talk about local policy issues in the midst of global uncertainty? This webinar will focus on building or reshaping your message strategy and will give you tools for communicating your messages effectively.
Presenter: Nell Callahan, Founder, Frontwood Strategies
|Presenting Your Best Self as a Virtual Candidate
Tuesday, April 28th, 1pm ET (1 hour) Registration over.
Now that you’ve pivoted your campaign to a virtual reality, you’ll need to hone your communication and presentation skills via the webcam. This session will provide practical tips for looking and sounding your best on camera, hosting a professional virtual event and adjusting your presentation style based on the event (town hall vs. donor meet-up, for example), and effectively engaging and connecting with your audience even from a remote distance.
Presenters: Christine Jahnke, Founder, Positive Communications and Sarah Doud, Senior Trainer, Positive Communications
Read Chris Jahnke's blog post on tips and advice for virtual candidates.
Digital Strategies for Virtual Campaigns
These virtual trainings are co-hosted by the following Ready to Run® National Network partners:
Women and Gender Resource Center, The University of Alabama
Women Lead Arkansas, Inc.
Department of Politics, Fairfield University (CT)
Women’s Equality and Empowerment Fund of Delaware
The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida
The Oasis Center for Women & Girls (FL)
Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, Iowa State University
Western Illinois University (IL)
Women 4 Change Leadership Series (IN)
University of Kansas
Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University (LA)
Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus
College of Arts and Sciences' SOLV Initiative, University of St. Thomas (MN)
North Dakota Women's Network
Women’s Intercultural Center (NM)
John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University
Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, University of Oklahoma
Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics, Chatham University
Department of Political Science, University of Scranton (PA)
Proyecto 85 (PR)
Ready to Run® South Dakota
Real Women Run (UT)