The 2008-09 Duke Fellows at UW-Madison’s Nelson Institute have organized a great advocacy training through Campus Camp Wellstone. Open to all Wisconsinites. The event will be held at UW Madison, February 6-7 2009 in Science Hall-Room 175.
RSVP required to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 30. Make sure to include your NAME, EMAIL, PHONE # in your RSVP email.
Campus Camp Wellstone is a non-partisan, day and a half training that teaches the basic principles and practical skills of grassroots political organizing. There will be 3 experienced trainers who work in grassroots organizing on electoral campaigns across the country and organizing communities for social justice. The training will build your skills as an activist and provide connections to the national progressive and conservation movements. Specifically, participants will gain experience in mobilizing their community through case study of Wisconsin’s Conservation Lobby Day.
Campus Camp Wellstone training will include:
• How to Build Political Power
• Grassroots Organizing and Lobbying
• Messaging and Mobilizing
• Strategic Planning for Campaigns
• Event Planning
• Leadership Development
• Organizing as a Lifelong Commitment
Campus Camp Wellstone agenda:
• Friday, February 6 from 3pm to 9:20pm
• Saturday, February 7 from 9:30am to 5:30pm
• Room 175 Science Hall
• All meals, snacks, and materials will be provided at no cost
This training weekend is brought to campus by the Doris Duke Conservation Fellows, WISPIRG Big Red Go Green, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, and the Bring Back the Bayou Project.