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In this course, you will face some fundamental questions to help you decide whether running for public office is right for you. Hear from our experts and take advantage of the templates and worksheets in this section to prepare for a successful run.

Your instructors:

  • Kamilah Prince, Recruitment and Training Director, RSLC

  • Deana Bass Williams, Partner, Bass Public Affairs

  • Micah Yousefi, Campaign Manager, Winning for Women

  • Ashley Carter MacLeay, Former At-Large Representative, DC State Board of Education

Is Running Right for Me?

In this course, you will be introduced to the basic principles of starting your campaign and meeting required legal disclosures and deadlines. Hear from our experts how to prepare yourself and your team for success!

Your Instructors:

  • Lisa Lisker, President, Huckaby Davis Lisker Inc.

  • Brenda Hankins, Principal, Election CFO, LLC

Campaign Laws & Requirements

In this course, you will hear from our experts how to cultivate donors, prepare yourself for fundraising meetings, and earn PAC support. You won't get what you don't ask for!

Your Instructors:

  • Dorinda Moss Verhoff, VP of Business Development, Firehouse Strategies

  • Annie Hoar, Co-Founder & Partner, The Morning Group

  • Mackenzie Dolan, Co-Founder & Partner, The Morning Group

  • Aly Higgins Wheeler, Founder, Wheelerhouse LLC


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