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Run Women Run Political Academy


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Jul 10 - Jul 25, 2021[days & times]
  • WHERE Online
  • AGES All ages
  • COST $15 - $150

Run Women Run’s new campaign training academy consists of eight 90-minute online sessions that are designed to help you discover how you can make the biggest impact on your community. The sessions are an intensive training program for individuals interested in supporting women running for office, working on a campaign, or planning to run for elected or appointed office themselves. The training equips attendees with the resources and knowledge necessary to succeed on their political journey.

Tailor the training to your needs by registering for a personal selection of programs or by attending all eight sessions. Attendees who attend all 8 sessions will receive a certificate of completion.

Saturday, July 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. | Communicating to Win - How To Develop An Authentic Campaign Narrative with Laura Fink, founder and CEO of Rebelle Communications
Saturday, July 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Campaign Finance and Fundraising with Stephanie Sanchez, Política Campaign Treasury and Alexis Begin, KM Strategies
Sunday, July 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Successful Campaign Management and Grassroots Field Programs with Griselda Ramirez, Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships at the office of Supervisor Nora Vargas; Amy Kuhn, Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Sara Jacobs at U.S. House of Representatives; and Maryan Osman, Deputy Chief of Staff - Director of Community Empowerment to Councilmember Sean Elo-Rivera
Sunday, July 11 from 1 p.m to 2:30 p.m. | Party Support and Key Endorsements with Neal Ortiguerra, Director of Public Affairs at Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest; Will Rodriguez Kennedy, Chair of San Diego County Democratic Party; and Carol Kim, Political Director of the San Diego Building & Construction Trades Council
Saturday, July 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. | Laying the Foundation For Your Run - Building a Strong Network with La Mesa City Councilmember Colin Parent; Toni Duran, Field Representative at California State Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (and Run Women Run endorsed candidate); and Chevelle Newell, District Director at Office Assemblymember Akilah Weber
Saturday, July 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Everything You Ever Wanted To Know about Campaigning to Win with Eva Posner, Founder and President of Evinco Strategies
Sunday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Words of Wisdom From Elected Leaders with CA Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins
Sunday, July 25 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Best Practices for Campaign Safety with Monique Mendoza, Security and emergency preparedness manager for Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Get tickets here!
Youth Leader (age 18 - 24) Single Session- $15 (You must be 18 to donate to RWR, but email if you are younger and interested in attending.)
Single Session - $30
All-Access pass and RWR Certificate - $150 (also include 1 year Run Women Run membership)
• Add on a "Ready to Run" tote bag filled with special gifts to any ticket purchase for $100

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Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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