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Future Candidate Workshop

On Saturday January 20, 2018

What you will learn

Future Candidate Workshop

1 Day $100 per person*

*Discounts are available for groups of staffers, volunteers, family, and friends of attendees.
Email Dena@LeadershipInstitute.org to receive the discount code.

The Future Candidate Workshop helps develop potential candidates and community activists to run for office successfully by building a grassroots organization. The Future Candidate Workshop focuses on your personal and political preparation for a future as an elected official and community leader.

Ideal attendees for the Future Candidate Workshop are candidates and campaign staff/volunteers involved at the local or state level. Spouses and children who will be involved in the campaign should also consider attending.

Winning campaigns are 90% preparation and 10% perspiration. This training will provide you give you the knowledge to make a difference on a political or legislative campaign.

The Future Candidate Workshop will teach you proven methods used by winning campaigns.

Attendees will learn how to:

• Decide if they are ready to run
• Organize a campaign staff and structure
• Raise funds
• Communicate with voters
• Win!

Sample Lectures Include:

• Are You Ready to Run?
• Leadership DNA
• Campaign Structure
• Developing a Finance Committee
• Communicating Liberty

This Future Candidate Workshop lays the ground work for a political run. Learn more about the campaign process at the Campaign Management Workshop in Nashville on Feburary 10th and the Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop on April 14th.


Starts Saturday, January 20

Sat. 20 8:00 - 4:45 PM

Millersville Community Center 1181 Louisville Hwy Nashville - Millersville, TN 37072 Map



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Dena Espenscheid

Dena Espenscheid

Director of Grassroots Coalitions, Leadership Institute

Skydiving and politics are similar. You have to have a plan, proper resources, good instructions, and clear communications. When everything goes right, it is smooth sailing throughout the process. When something goes wrong...

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Justin Murff

Justin Murff

Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, President, NexGenerosity

For more than 15 years, Justin Murff has worked as a development and media executive. He has executive-produced hundreds of live national TV/radio simulcast productions. At age 26, Justin became one of the youngest network...

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