Elections Boot Camp — Albuquerque --- With Former State Representatives Eleanor Chavez and Dede Feldman

So you want to make a difference this Fall. You want to help elect candidates who will make New Mexico a better place for all of us!

This two-and-a-half-hour training will teach you best tactics for winning elections.

We'll hear from former candidates, veteran campaign managers and practiced canvassers. We'll hear the latest data on what really turns voters out. And we'll have a chance to practice these techniques to prepare you to be an effective campaigner this fall.

WHEN: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 27

WHERE: OLE Office, 411 Bellamah, NW, Albuquerque, just off 4th St. Lots of street parking available.

SPONSORING GROUPS: Sierra Club, OLE, SWOP-Action Fund, Environment New Mexico, America Votes, Emerge NM, American Federation of Teachers, Animal Protection Voters

Draft Agenda:

6-6:10 p.m.: Sign-in

6:10-6:15: Welcome — Andrea Serrano, OLE

6:15-6:30: Introductions — Camilla Feibelman, Sierra Club

6:30-6:50: Your power to turn out voters and how — Miguel Avitia, America Votes

6:50-7:20: The candidates perspective on volunteers — Former state representatives Dede Feldman and Eleanor Chavez

7:20-7:40: - Experiences from the field — George Lujan, SWOP - Action

7:40 - 8:10: Role-play exercise — Reena Szczepanski, EmergeNM

8:10-8:20: How did it go? What did you learn — Sanders Moore, Environment NM

8:20-8:30: - What kind of electoral work would you like to do? — Barbara Peterson, Albuquerque Federation of Teachers & Laura Bonar, Animal Protection Voters

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