Interacting with Candidates: 5 Approaches for Your Nonprofit
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Interacting with Candidates: 5 Approaches for Your Nonprofit

Five ways your nonprofit can engage with candidates in ways that are effective and nonpartisan.

7/19/2018
When: Thursday, July 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Presenter: Cheryl Crawford
Contact: Caitlin Donnelly
617-357-8683

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Why engage with candidates? In addition to getting your issues in front of the candidates and building relationships that can support your work long term, candidate engagement is a great way to get your clients and constituents fired up about the upcoming election.

During this webinar we’ll cover 5 ways your nonprofit can engage with candidates in ways that are effective and nonpartisan. We’ll share resources to help you plan and insights into making the most of your efforts. Whether you’ve hosted candidates’ events in the past or you are considering engaging with people running for office for the first time, this webinar will bring you closer to your goals.

DATE:  Thursday, July 19, 2018

TIME:   2:00pm to 3:30pm

COST:  FREE

About The Presenter

Cheryl Crawford Image
Cheryl Clyburn Crawford grew up in Boston and has worked for many years in communities of color advocating for voting and civil rights.  She joined MassVOTE in 2008. She directs the Democracy for Nonprofits program and the Civic Engagement Fund, which distributes seed money and technical support to community nonprofit organizations so that they can to make a significant commitment to voter empowerment.
 
From 2010 to 2012, Cheryl directed MassVOTE’s Census and Redistricting Project, which, in cooperation with coalition partners, led over 3,000 people to take part in public redistricting hearings, culminating in new legislative maps that doubled the number of majority-minority districts. Cheryl is a critical public face for MassVOTE, recruiting coalition members, new donors, and volunteers.  

 

About The Host

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Caitlin Donnelly is the Education and Engagement Coordinator at Nonprofit VOTE. She has 7 years of experience designing and leading workshops and presentations for nonprofits and grassroots organizers across the country. Before joining Nonprofit VOTE, Caitlin worked with youth organizers in Boston, MA and people experiencing homelessness in central Georgia. 
 
Now based in Cambridge, Caitlin manages Nonprofit VOTE's popular monthly webinar series and builds the capacity of organizational partners to deepen their levels of voter engagement.