Come and learn how to win the 7 May 2015 elections for the Green Party in SE England.
Are you a new member? 2800 people joined the Green Party in SE England in 2014, and 1800 in the last 3 months. Welcome. Come to one of our training events and find out how you can help in our local and general election campaigns.
Or are you an experienced member? Someone who has been waiting for the day when hundreds of supporters can come out to campaign with you? Come to one of our training days and learn new skills for the 2015 campaigns.
1000 Arrive, coffee and tea
1030 Introduction by Adam McGibbon
1050 Election processes
Paperwork, e.g. nominations, expenses
Candidate-supporting tasks: election agent, press officer, campaign manager, etc.
1115 Time management
Planning your time, organising volunteers
Media contacts and strategy
1215 Public speaking and interview practice
breakout sessions for practising in a hustings/panel environment, and/or
1300 Lunch (bring your own) with Q&A/individual feedback sessions
1400 Canvassing training
1500 Canvassing in Brighton
1630 Canvassing debriefing
After the event we will be gathering at a nearby pub.
This is a great opportunity to learn from people from other local parties, including the Brighton Green Party members who are campaigning for both the Brighton and Hove council elections, and to re-elect Caroline Lucas MP.
Please RSVP below so we can plan for the numbers coming. We are asking for a donation of £5 to cover the cost of hall and equipment hire on the day, from everyone who can afford it. If you cannot make this training day in Brighton, we are running another training day in Oxford on 7 February.
Brighton BN1 1YD
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