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2017 T3 Training Program

Fellow Democrats,

On April 17th, the Association of State Democratic Chairs is kicking off their 2017 T3 Training Program. These trainings will be held every Monday and Wednesday at 5:00 CT and are designed to make our local County Chairs, volunteers, and activists into more effective community organizers. Participants that complete all six weeks of the training will receive a certificate of completion. You can register at the link below.

2017 T3 Program Registration Form

Week

Date

Subject

Webinar Name

Curriculum

1

4/17/2017

Political

An Intro to the Democratic Party

The Democratic Party- a breakdown of national organizational structure; mission of the Party; Party leadership; Goals of the T3 program- timeline and curriculum overview; certification and “Train the Trainer” expectation

4/19/2017

Communications

Communications: Amplifying the Message

Overview of the Democratic message; ways to amplify the message; best practices for writing op-eds, letters to editor, writing elected officials

2

4/24/2017

Digital

Email Organizing

Basics of managing an email campaign; what makes a successful email; building an email list; how to send blast email (digital platforms); content best practices

4/26/2017

Digital

Social Media Organizing

Basics of social media organizing- using Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for recruitment; what not to post on social media

3

5/1/2017

Grassroots Organizing

Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement

How to organize house meetings; sharing your personal story; building volunteer lists; building neighborhood teams

5/3/2017

Grassroots Organizing

Volunteer Engagement II

Best practices for engaging key constituency groups in non-Presidential years

4

5/8/2017

Technology

Basics of VAN

Basics of VAN and Tech platforms- processing volunteers; mapping and cutting turf; miniVAN/field tracking

5/10/2017

Technology

Virtual Phone Bank

Phone banking- adding and editing voter information; making virtual phone bank calls; basic troubleshooting methods; creating and assigning user accounts

5

5/15/2017

Fundraising

Recruiting Small Dollar Donors

Donor motivation; donor list building; making the ask

5/17/2017

Political

Candidate Recruitment

Building the bench; making the ask; candidate support

6

5/22/2017

Research

Opposition Research Tools

Fact-checking resources; managing trackers- how to track; barriers to tracking; how to transcribe and load footage; best practices for tracking; party resources

5/24/2017

Program Wrap

Teaching What You’ve Learned

How to organize trainings in your state

If you are unable to attend, but are still interested in learning what the ASDC has to offer, then send an email to Michael Ousley, Director of Data and Analytics, Missouri Democratic Party, at mousley@missouridems.org and he will send you the notes after each session.

SAVE THE DATE: The 2017 Gala is approaching!

 The St Louis County Democrats’ Gala is the scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at the Richmond Heights Community Center on Dale Ave (near the intersection of Hwy 40 and Hanley Rd).

Our Keynote Speaker will be State Auditor Nicole Galloway.

This event is our major fundraiser for the year and we will use the proceeds to support candidates in the 2018 elections.

Registration details will be available soon.