About the event
Join the National Democratic Training Committee and the Lafayette County Democratic Party in Oxford, MS on January 18th for a free, in-person training focusing on fundamental aspects of growing your organization including fundraising, communications, digital strategy, and field operations.
During the training day, there will be training for Local Leaders (including precinct committeepeople). Each training group will move through four 80 minute sessions covering different skills in field, fundraising, communications, and digital strategy:
Field: “Increasing Membership in Your Organization”: This field training helps trainees assess how capacity operates in their organization, demonstrates power mapping to connect with community members, and drafts a new member recruitment strategy to meet event goals.
Communications: “Increasing Engagement with Your Members”: In this communications training, trainees practice an introductory values-based conversation, demonstrate and apply one-on-one conversations, and learn to use additional tools to maintain member relationships.
Digital: “Using Digital Outreach to Engage with Your Organization”: In this digital training, trainees learn effective digital organizing concepts, connect online engagement with in-person organizing, and practice writing a call to action using digital tools.
Fundraising: “Raising Money for Your Organization”: In this fundraising training, trainees analyze how to rolodex, organize, and prioritize their organization’s donor list, learn components of fundraising events, and practice making a hard ask.
A light breakfast, boxed lunch, and training materials are provided.
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Oxford Conference Center
102 Ed Perry Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655