The Latino Leadership Institute is accepting applications for our Fall 2018 Electoral Activism and Leadership Academy till September 28th! Below is a tentative schedule. Classes will meet on Saturdays from 10am to 12:30pm, beginning Saturday, October 13 and ending Saturday, December 1st.

Becoming a Candidate | RM 19B-19C
October 13
ABC’s of becoming a candidate from the collection of a petition to the political defense of petitions in court.  Considerations in deciding to run and declaring candidacy.

Campaign Finance | RM 18C – 18D
October 20
Learn the technical nuts and bolts of campaign finance including important rules and regulations.

Messaging | RM 18C-18D
October 27
Learn how to create a political message that supporters can identify with to mobilize voters and funders.

Mobilization – Building a Base and Field Operations | RM 19B – 19C
November 3
Become skilled at creating a volunteer base using community economic and political issues that affect the district where you are planning to run or manage a campaign.

Fundraising and Ethics | RM 18C-18D
November 10
Learn the art of fundraising and identifying strategies to help a candidate raise funding for their campaign.

Technology and Techniques in Elections | RM 18C-18D
November 17
Do you know the rules for when and how to tweet, text, or phone bank? Do you know how to maximize the reach and effectiveness of your message?

November 25 – No Classes Thanksgiving Holiday

Campaign Management and Election Plan | RM 18C – 18D
December 1

Steps of campaign operations from voter identification, mobilization of volunteers, direct voter contact, get-out-the-vote, and Election Day operations.

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**Classes and instructors are subject to change**

This is our most popular program, so act quickly! If you are interested in registering, please read and complete the entire application and send us the appropriate documentation.

Joseph S. Murphy Institute 
25 W 43rd St #19
New York, NY 10036


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