Candidate Training with SOUTH FORWARD

South Forward

SOUTH FORWARD, a Democratic PAC committed to winning in the South, will hold essential candidate training Aug. 8th & 9th on the Samford University campus in Birmingham.

SouthForward says Democrats can win in the South!  Often Democratic candidates don’t even file to run for offices that could be won with hard-fought, aggressive campaigns. We must field candidates and learn to win elections if the Party is to regain Governor’s mansions, pick up legislative chambers and regain control of the House of Representatives.  The South presents a larger opportunity for Democratic gains than any other region of the country.  South Forward was founded to win elections; build and strengthen institutional capacity; and recruit, train and mentor candidates and staff.
Alabama Democrats have a rare opportunity to build their skills in running campaigns and being a candidate at a very affordable price; just $75; students $35.  This same training can cost $1,000s in other parts of the country.
The two day program will feature seasoned campaign professionals who are from the South and have decades of experience working in field, fundraising and communications.  Registration and full schedule at http://www.southforward.com/alabama_campaign_training.
Attendees will be provided a Campaign Training Manual, which includes important tools and techniques that can be utilized throughout a campaign. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
Event Details
What:               Democratic Campaign and Candidate Training
Who:                SouthForward Instructors
When:              Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9
Where:            Cumberland School of Law at Samford University

Who should attend: Individuals and teams involved with county parties, individual campaigns, and/or those who are interested in becoming involved and being able to contribute to Democratic success.

Winning elections in the South requires time, effort and enormous personal sacrifice and commitment. It also requires knowledge of how to run effective campaigns. South Forward is pleased to offer a two day Campaign Training in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9, 2015.
If you are a candidate, campaign staff, volunteer or an activist you don’t want to miss this opportunity to hone your skills. This campaign training is a great opportunity for first time candidates, or long-time campaign veterans.
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