A healthy democracy and a thriving East Bay require participation from those who care and are equipped to make our region a better place to live and work. Unfortunately, the pile of government forms and intimidating campaign process leaves too many people on the sidelines.
Build the Bench will connect people with an interest in public service to effective tools and campaign experts who will help them run and win.
Not about the books
You'll learn from campaign professionals who have worked on all kinds of campaigns and know how to win in your neighborhood.
A FEW THINGS YOU'LL LEARN
SEEKING THE RIGHT OFFICE
FINDING AND CULTIVATING DONORS
IMPLEMENTING EFFECTIVE DIGITAL TOOLS
You will learn from campaign professionals who know how to win in the East Bay. Key parts of the program will include: assessing your chances of success, building a campaign team, managing financial filing and governance, creating a policy platform that will resonate with voters, and what it will be like when you win.