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Education and Training

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  New Jersey

Ready to Run™ New Jersey
March 13-14, 2015

Pre-conference programs for women of color
on Friday, March 13
Douglass Campus Center, 100 George Street
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Michael DuHaime   Christine Jahnke
Michael DuHaime
Launching Your Campaign
(Saturday morning)
  Christine Jahnke
Positive Communications
Conquering the Camera: An
Interactive Media Training
(Saturday lunch)
Tara Dowdell   Christine Jahnke
Tara Dowdell
Tara Dowdell Group
   Internet Strategies for Candidates,   
Campaigns, and Advocates

(Saturday afternoon)
  Gail Gordon
Chase Partners, LLC
Fundraising for Success
(Saturday afternoon)
- - - and many more being confirmed. Check back for updates. - - -
Register Online
Early bird registration fee is $150 until Feb. 6, 2015.
After Feb. 6, fee is $195.

   Program Overview
   2015 Agendas
      • Ready to Run® (3/13-14) (.pdf)
      • Elección Latina (3/13) and Ready to Run® (3/13-14) (.pdf)
      • Rising Stars (3/13) and Ready to Run® (3/13-14) (.pdf)
      • Run Sister Run (3/13) and Ready to Run® (3/13-14) (.pdf)
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    See pictures of previous programs
    See video highlights from previous programs 
Ready to Run® program attendees walk away with...

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  • “How to” instructions on running for office
  • Fundraising and media skills
  • Real-world advice and best practices from experts
  • Strategies for positioning yourself for public leadership
  • Inspiration to launch a campaign
  • A better understanding of party politics
  • Internet strategies for political campaigns

Not from New Jersey? Anyone may participate in the New Jersey program, or find a Ready to Run® training in your state on our National Network page.