"Winning the election is a good-news, bad-news kind of thing. Okay, now you're the mayor. The bad news is, now you're the mayor." Clint Eastwood
The Leadership Institute's Campaign Academy is an intensive four-session program that gives candidates and those who support them the skills to fight and win in today's competitive public policy arena. Typically, the Academy runs for 4 months, meeting once per month in person; this Franklin, Tennessee Campaign Academy is unique in that we are making all the content available in just two weekends.
Each weekend of the program, participants will attend two full-day seminars focused on specific themes: Strategy, Communications, Fundraising, and Voter Contact. Additional on-demand content, which complements this material, is available to program enrollees.
Because this is a comprehensive program, participants will be asked to enroll and pay a one-time tuition fee. This fee allows attendees access to all seminars, webinars, and other on-demand course materials.
Ideal attendees are current and prospective candidates, campaign advisors and staff, volunteers, and activists interested in impacting public policy by helping candidates who share their philosophy win elections.
Attendees will learn how to: • Create a campaign plan • Inspire people to get involved and vote • Build a strong base of supporters • Raise funds • Target, identify, and mobilize voters
*Costs $300 includes 4 sessions, meals (dinner or lunch depending on the start time), course materials, and access to on-demand classes. A 50% Early Bird Discount applies to all registrations on or before October 1st.
This Academy's sessions are grouped into two, Friday-Saturday pairings. This unique format gives us the ability to offer alternative registration opportunities. We encourage you to register for all sessions, as you receive the best price and all the training materials. This class is meant to build community and coalitions; you miss out on that when you skip sessions.
4 Sessions - Early Bird price is $150 ($35 per session) - Just use the button at the top of the page to register. Do NOT register more than once. (Regular price: $300)
2 Session - Early Bird Price is $90 ($45 per session) - Click the dates you choose - October 18 & 19 or November 15 & 16, and register using the Coupon Code, Weekend. (Regular price: $180)
1 Session - Early Bird Price is $50 per session - Click the single date you want from the list above, and register using the Coupon Code, JustOne. (Regular price: $100)
Student Discount - College, High School, and Middle School Students are FREE if they attend all sessions. Call Dena at 703-647-3559 for details and to receive a personal discount code
Hotel The organizer has generously reserved a block of rooms at a discount rate. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Nashville Franklin 4207 Franklin Common Court Franklin, TN 615-791-7700 ext 5 The price is $89 per night plus tax Ask for the group name: Leadership Institute
Starts Friday, November 15
Fri 15: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott Franklin Cool Springs Event Center
2001 Meridian Blvd
Franklin, TN 73076
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