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Candidate Development Workshop

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What you will learn

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM $35 (materials and meals included)

"I'm a small-town kid who grew up with a cornfield in the back yard and dreaming of serving my country in public office." Vice President Mike Pence

The Candidate Development Workshop is designed to build on the Campaign Management Workshop. The program helps current and prospective candidates identify the steps needed to run a successful campaign.

The workshop focuses on personal and political preparation for future service as an elected official and community leader. Additional on-demand content, which complements this material, is available to program enrollees.

Ideal attendees for the Candidate Development Workshop are individuals who are looking to become more politically active. Candidates, campaign staff, and volunteers involved at any level should attend.

Attendees will learn how to:
• Decide if they are ready to run
• Organize a campaign staff and structure
• Raise funds
• Work with the media
• Communicate with voters


Starts Saturday, August 10

Sat 10:   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


New Institute Nauru Tower 4th Floor 1330 Ala Moana Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96814 Map


$50.00 $15.00 discount for early registration until 8/9/19 Your Cost: $35.00


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Robert Arnakis

Robert Arnakis

Senior Director of Domestic and International Programs for the Leadership Institute

Robert Arnakis is the Senior Director of Domestic and International Programs for The Leadership Institute.

Mr. Arnakis oversees divisions which provide political education and consultation to senior government offic...

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Jeyben Castro

Jeyben Castro

Mr. Jeyben Castro currently serves as the Senior Community Engagement Manager for a Washington DC area Energy company. In this role, he is the community manager for the Virginia Territory and in charge of Hispanic Engageme...

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Spencer Sullivan

Spencer Sullivan

Vice President of Partnerships, RumbleUp & uCampaign

Spencer Sullivan is the Vice President of Partnerships at RumbleUp & uCampaign. Spencer began his career on the hill working for a member of Congress. He transitioned to the campaign world and has managed victorious to...

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