IT's TIME TO BUILD THE BENCH

CANDIDATE TRAINING
DESIGNED FOR THE EAST BAY

 

THE NEED

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.

THE ANSWER

The East Bay Candidate Training Program will connect people with an interest in public service to effective tools and campaign experts who will help them run and win.

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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.

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A FEW THINGS YOU'LL LEARN

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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.

YOU'RE NOT TOO BUSY

Our 10 week nonpartisan program is designed for busy professionals to learn what is needed to pursue offices from city councils and special districts to the state legislature and higher. No matter your political aspirations, we are here to help.

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WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

YOU are

Just live in Contra Costa or Alameda County. 
(We are focused on the East Bay after all!)