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LIVE in front of a studio audience, the Brown Girls Guide to Politics podcast gazes into the future to forecast the 2020 campaign.

 

After the first two early states begin to vote in February, what do we think we are going to see in the next few months ahead of the Democratic Convention? On this LIVE taping of The Brown Girls Guide to Politics podcast, we will hear from women of color on their predictions for 2020.

 

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Recording Session (5th Floor Studio)

7:30 - 8:30 PM - Reception (2nd Floor Gallery) *Light Refreshments

2020 is set to be a landmark year for the Women's March. We are writing our fourth year into existence and you play the biggest role. In 2020 we are engaging in targeted direct action aimed at those who have attempted to impede on our rights and we are building with those who have always stood by our side. Women have seen serious attacks under our current administration but we have also seen just what we are capable of when we fight together. In 2020 we need you to rise with us. In 2020 we need you to march with us.

Spark Montgomery will consist of a screening of the film Birthright: A War Story, a panel discussion, and a networking reception. The event will narrow in on women's bodily autonomy and the rights of Alabamians and give attendees a chance to convene and connect ahead of Galvanize Southeast.

 

Panelists include LaTosha Brown, Co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund & principal owner of TruthSpeaks Consulting, Chauntel Norris, Doula, Certified Lactation Counselor, Childbirth Educator and Civia Tamarkin, Director, Writer, Producer, Birthright: A War Story and moderated by Mia Raven, Deputy Director and Director of Policy & Legislation for the Yellowhammer Fund, and Executive Director at POWER House.

Campaign to win! IGNITE and New American Leaders are joining forces and coming to Phoenix to train the next generation of fierce campaign leaders.

These badass boss ladies will learn the keys to running a successful campaign. During an immersive half-day training, participants will learn how to find a position that fits your skill set and professional goals, figure out what candidate you want to work for, create a winning campaign strategy, and a host of other essential campaign skills! Boss Ladies will walk away not only feeling empowered, but with a new campaign toolkit that includes fundraising advice, GOTV strategies, field management insight, media tips, and more.

Politics, Advocacy & Political Careers for Girls begins with a lesson on the structure of the US political system at the federal level. The session then examines the contributions of women political leaders beginning with Jeannette Rankin and moving through to present-day leaders. The advocacy portion of the session defines advocacy, the ways one can effectively advocate and the role of advocacy in political as well as social change. The program concludes with Political Careers for Girls as participants learn about the myriad professional opportunities for women in the political sector. Guest speakers for this portion of the program include a lobbyist, campaign manager, Congressional Chief of Staff or Legislative Director, political fundraiser, media specialist, PAC director and field organizer. Girls ages 13 to 17.  The camp day runs from 8am to 3pm.  For additional information contact us at +1 (202) 660-1457 ext 2,via email at info@girlsinpolitics.org or visit our website at www.girlsinpolitics.org.

Are you ready to flex your political power and ramp up your civic engagement? Young Women Run Atlanta will connect you to elected leaders, train you on strategies to mobilize for 2020, and more. You'll build a squad of politically ambitious young women and leave empowered, activated, and ready to run for office - or campaign for a candidate you admire. Onward, to Young Women Run and 2020!

The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for community stakeholders, individuals seeking to run for public office, current elected officials, and those with an interest in policymaking or social justice.

The Las Vegas Regional Leadership Academy is co-hosted in partnership with the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC). APAICS and the ACDC are proud to deliver programming that is consists of interactive political training with topics ranging from developing your campaign plan, communications, digital organizing, power mapping, volunteer recruitment and management, and fundraising.

The APAICS Regional Leadership Academy is a two-day leadership training event for community stakeholders, individuals seeking to run for public office, current elected officials, and those with an interest in policymaking or social justice.

The Pittsburgh Regional Leadership Academy is co-hosted in partnership with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. APAICS and the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs are proud to deliver programming that is consists of interactive political training with topics ranging from developing your campaign plan, communications, digital organizing, power mapping, volunteer recruitment and management, and fundraising.

In the lead-up to the 2020 United State of Women Summit, USOW is convening communities across the country and equipping women with the tools they need to keep fighting for gender equity.

 

The day begins with an engagement fair and local marketplace for attendees to network with local organizations and partners before transitioning to a high-energy mainstage session and issue-based breakouts. The afternoon brings attendees back together for in-depth and skill-based trainings and networking to ensure the energy and planning of Galvanize is brought back to their communities. Please note that when selecting your Galvanize ticket, you are also selecting your breakout track. Attendees will only be able to attend one training.

The Power Rising Summit provides a space for Black women, from coast to coast, to come together as one. We will leverage our collective wisdom to develop strategic, actionable ways to build and maximize our economic and political power—for the betterment of ourselves, our families, our communities, and our future.

Camp Congress for Girls DC Spring 2020 is a leadership program that introduces girls ages 8 to 17 to politics. Camp begins with a lesson on the structure of our political system. Each girl will choose to run for a seat in the US House of Representatives, the US Senate or for the presidency. She will create her own campaign with a platform, campaign finance plan, and a political ad. All campers will register to vote and then vote in an election. Once elected to Congress and sworn in, the newly installed members of Congress will learn how to introduce a bill, debate the merits of the bill, lobby fellow legislators, collaborate with the Executive branch and finally vote on the proposed bill. Camp will culminate with a ceremonial signing of the bill by our Ms. President. All participants will receive Certificate of Completion.

The Legislative Leadership Summit brings together nonprofit and corporate leaders, subject matter experts, as well as local and federally elected officials for two days of bipartisan policy discussions that affect the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and the nation at large. The APAICS Leadership Network aims to connect leaders from across all industries and varying points of view for a day of dialogue and an exchange of non-partisan ideas.

The APAICS Annual Awards Gala Dinner is the culmination of our nation’s recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May, a celebration of the culture, traditions, history, and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. We expect more than 1,000 attendees from across the country, including community, business, and political leaders.

The gala is the largest gathering of Asian American and Pacific Islander elected officials and government appointees at the federal, state, and local levels. Past speakers and awardees at the dinner include President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Senator Mazie Hirono, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Martha Choe, Deepa Iyer, George Takei, Daniel Dae Kim, and Randall Park, among others.

Celebrate Mother's Day us at our Daughter and Mother Camp Congress for Girls 2020! Daughter and Mother Camp Congress for Girls 2020 is a leadership program that introduces girls ages 8 to 17 and their moms (or dads) to politics. Camp begins with a lesson on the structure of our political system. Each girl will choose to run for a seat in the US House of Representatives, the US Senate or for the presidency. Each mom will serve as her daughter's campaign manager. Together, daughter and mother will create a political campaign with a platform, campaign slogan, campaign finance plan, campaign marketing materials and a political ad for television. All campers and moms will register to vote and then vote in an election. Once elected to Congress and sworn in, the newly installed members of Congress will learn how to introduce a bill, debate the merits of the bill, lobby fellow legislators, collaborate with the Executive branch and finally vote on the proposed bill. Moms will serve as House, Senate and White House aides assisting daughters in their work. Camp will culminate with a ceremonial signing of the bill by our Ms. President.

The Military Leadership Luncheon is dedicated to promoting leadership diversity and Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in our troops. Active members and veterans of our Armed Forces have the opportunity to learn how to utilize skills and prior leadership experiences to contribute to personal and professional development in the future. Promoting diversity in the military encourages and strengthens the voice of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout our nation.

The 2018 Military Leadership Luncheon was headlined by Rear Admiral Joseph M. Vojvodich, Deputy for Mission Control, U.S. Cost Guard.  Congressman Ted Lieu, a Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserves delivered the keynote address at the 2017 event.  The 2016 Military Leadership Luncheon featured Lieutenant General Gina M. Grosso (Air Force) and PPALM Chairman Major General Tony Taguba (US Army).

Celebrate Father's Day us at our Daughter and Father Camp Congress for Girls 2020! Daughter and Father Camp Congress for Girls 2020 introduces girls ages 8 to 17 and their dads to politics. Camp begins with a lesson on the structure of our political system. Each girl will choose to run for a seat in the US House of Representatives, the US Senate or for the presidency. Each dad will serve as his daughter's campaign manager. Together, daughter and father will create a political campaign with a platform, campaign slogan, campaign finance plan, campaign marketing materials and a political ad for television. All girls will register to vote and then vote in an election. Once elected to Congress and sworn in, the newly installed members of Congress will learn how to introduce a bill, debate the merits of the bill, lobby fellow legislators, collaborate with the Executive branch and finally vote on the proposed bill. Dads will serve as House, Senate and White House aides assisting daughters in their work. Camp will culminate with a ceremonial signing of the bill by our Ms. President.

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