So You Want to Run For Office? 05/04/2022 - National Democratic Training Committee

So You Want to Run For Office?

May 4, 2022

About the event

Special AAPI Heritage Month Event!

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community is the fastest growing group in America, yet they continue to be underrepresented in electoral office at both the national and local level. Despite making up nearly 6.1% of the US population, only .9% of elected leaders identify as AAPI

That’s why we’re bringing together this special edition of So You Want to Run for Office training geared towards AAPI folks and tailored for the unique challenges they face on the campaign trail. 

Designed for AAPI prospective and early-stage candidates running for office, NDTC Trainer will walk you through the ins and outs of making the decision to run for office and which office to run for.

You will learn the following in this training:

  • Understand the steps necessary to run for office
  • Explain best practices for choosing which office to run for
  • Identify what support you’ll need from your team
  • Prepare for sharing your decision to run with friends and family

Please note that each “So You Want to Run for Office?” training is limited capacity to increase opportunities for discussion and participation. If this session is full or doesn’t fit your schedule, you can find a list of upcoming sessions HERE.

A recommended (but not required) (course) for this training is So You Think You Want To Run?

Have accessibility questions? Reply to your registration email to confirm your requirements or request more information.

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Event Details
virtual live training
May 4, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm (ET)
What to Expect

We will be using Zoom for this webinar, and please test out using Zoom prior to this meeting. We encourage downloading the app version (instead of viewing directly in your web browser) so that you can fully participate in any breakout groups.

Your Zoom link is visible once registered for this event on our website, and the Zoom link will be emailed as a reminder to you 30 minutes prior to the start of the training.  Zoom will ask you to verify that you’re an authorized user. This is a security measure we’ve added – all you need to do is sign in to a free Zoom account (this is different from your account). For more information on how to set up your Zoom account, please click here.

NDTC will record this event: by attending, you give NDTC permission to take photographs and record videos including me at this event, and to use them for its internal and external purposes.