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Saturday, June 29 • 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Have You Ever Considered Running?

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A workshop for those who are not completely repulsed by the idea.

Have you ever felt like your elected officials are out of touch with your values and the needs of their constituents?  Well its true, elected officials are more conservative than the voters they represent. Its not that surprising though, of the hundreds of progressive activists attending this conference, hardly any will ever even consider a run for public office. In this workshop, presenters will work one on one and in small groups with participants to discuss the process, benefits, drawbacks and costs of mounting a serious campaign for elected office. Participants will also learn about resources and trainings available to first time candidates.

Speakers
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Mike Boland

Organizing Director, Working Families Party
Mike Boland is Organizing Director for the New York Working Families Party. The Working Families Party is fighting for a more just world, one where the economy works for everyone. One where politicians are held accountable to working people, instead of big-money backers. One where all of us, no matter where we come from, can find a good job, get healthcare when we need it, afford a home, send our kids to good schools, and have a secure... Read More →
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Jess Carrano

Long Island Political Director, Working Families Party
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Sarah Johnson

NYC Elections Director, Working Families Party


Saturday June 29, 2013 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Empire Room Hilton Albany