Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Register for NWLC’s conference call today.
Getting our Toes Wet: Learning the Basics of Election Engagement
Friday, June 13, 2014
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
It’s so important that both federal and state level candidates hear that early learning is an important issue to their electorate during this election season. This call will focus on the basics from state advocates with deep experience in work to elevate early learning issues during elections. Speakers will focus topics, including how to put together an initial plan, lessons learned for hosting or co-sponsoring candidate forums on early learning, ensuring media coverage of early learning issues throughout campaign season, maintaining and building relationships with elected officials and making the most of town hall and other events.
Speakers will be:
- Charlie Bruner, Executive Director, Child and Family Policy Center
- Elizabeth Burke Bryant, Executive Director, Rhode Island Kids Count
- Joan Benso, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children
- Kat Kempe, Senior Policy Advocate, Think Small Minnesota
This announcement is meant to be circulated widely. If you have a field that you work with or colleagues, who would benefit from tips about engaging elected officials and candidates around early learning, please share this announcement.