Progressive Voter Mobilization Training and Job Fair - Philadelphia

Starting Date: 08-14-2004
Starting Time: 10:00pm
Ending Date: 08-16-2004
Address

Temple U
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
United States
202-449-1065
Description
This summer, the Center for Progressive Leadership will support the greatest mobilization of progressive political activists this country has ever seen.

Progressive non-profit organizations around the country are looking for trained field organizers to help them identify, educate and mobilize voters supportive of their issues.

CPL aims to meet that need through targeted Voter Mobilization Training and Job Fair programs for individuals prepared to travel and work full time as a Field Organizer managing a 60-day push to Election Day.

Get the Training You Need:
-Developing a strategy to communicate with voters about progressive issues.
-Recruiting and managing volunteers to implement your strategy.
-Communicating with voters door-to-door, on the phones and online.
-Identifying, educating and mobilizing voters for Election Day!

For the Job You Want:
-We will help place you in full time, paid field organizing positions with key progressive organizations running direct voter outreach campaigns.

Each training will conclude with a Campaign Job Fair where you will learn about paid opportunities to work full time as a Field Organizer on a progressive field campaign. Opportunities last from August-November -- trainees should be prepared to travel to live in the regions where they will be organizing.

Available Trainings:
-Sat, July 31 - Mon, Aug 2: UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)
-Sat, Aug 7 - Mon, Aug 9: CA State Univ. at Hayward (near Oakland, CA)
-Sat, Aug 14 - Mon, Aug 16: Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)

$95 training fee includes housing, materials and meals.
Limited scholarships available based on demonstrated need.

Register online for our Summer 2004 Voter Mobilization Training and Job Fair: http://www.progressleaders.org/leadershipprograms/apply.htm

For more information:
-Download the Voter Mobilization Training Flyer (pdf)
http://www.progressleaders.org/leadershipprograms/CPL%20Voter%20Mobilization%20Training.pdf

-Download the training FAQ (pdf)
http://www.progressleaders.org/leadershipprograms/CPL%20Voter%20Mobilization%20Training%20-%20FAQ.pdf

-Email fieldtraining@progressleaders.org


-Call 202-449-1065 and ask to speak with Jessie Martin.


The following organizations have jobs available for trained organizers. More organizations are being added daily - check back often!

Acorn
Clean Water Action
DemocraticGAIN
League of Conservation Voters
NAACP National Voter Fund
National Coalition for Black Civic Participation
National Hip Hop Civic Engagement Project
New Voters Project
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