PA Center for Women and Politics


Fri

Jan 21

+ Add to Calendar 01/21/2022 02/09/2022 America/New_York Ready to Run Pennsylvania Campaign Training for Women Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania provides non-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program targets women considering or recently deciding to run for political office, providing training and mentoring by campaign professionals, political women, and officeholders. Ready to Run Pennsylvania is also a great resource for women who want to work on a campaign or get more involved in political life. Offered this year in free, virtual sessions over 3 weeks. All are welcome to attend. Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania is part of the Ready to Run™ National Training Network of the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers University (NJ). .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29519 VIRTUAL Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu
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Ready to Run Pennsylvania Campaign Training for Women

Ready to Run™ Pennsylvania provides non-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program targets women considering or recently deciding to run for political office, providing training and mentoring by campaign professionals, political women, and officeholders. Ready to Run Pennsylvania is also a great resource for women who want to work on a campaign or get more involved in political life. Offered this year in free, virtual sessions ...

Fri

Jan 21

+ Add to Calendar 01/21/2022 12:00PM 01/21/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Keynote Political expert and pollster Celinda Lake will provide skill-building information around public opinion research on women candidates, including key findings on how women candidates are perceived during times of crisis, the advantages and disadvantages facing women running for office, the likeability vs. qualifications conundrum, and messages that are convincing to voters to support women candidates. She'll also discuss the support that women need and how to respond to sexist media coverage. .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29866 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Keynote

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Political expert and pollster Celinda Lake will provide skill-building information around public opinion research on women candidates, including key findings on how women candidates are perceived during times of crisis, the advantages and disadvantages facing women running for office, the likeability vs. qualifications conundrum, and messages that are convincing to voters to support women candidates. She'll also discuss the support that women need and how to respond to sexist media coverage.

Mon

Jan 24

+ Add to Calendar 01/24/2022 12:00PM 01/24/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Getting Started - What You Need To Know This session provides an overview of key elements one should consider and know before making a decision to run for public office. Personal and professional considerations will be brought forward as well as how best to get to know your district. Presented by: Dr. Dana Brown, PCWP .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29867 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Getting Started - What You Need To Know

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

This session provides an overview of key elements one should consider and know before making a decision to run for public office. Personal and professional considerations will be brought forward as well as how best to get to know your district. Presented by: Dr. Dana Brown, PCWP

Tue

Jan 25

+ Add to Calendar 01/25/2022 12:00PM 01/25/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Developing a Campaign Plan This session provides an overview of the key elements of a campaign, including establishing oneself as a candidate, developing a campaign plan, and launching the campaign. Presented by: Matt Merriman-Preston, Ampersand Political Consulting .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29869 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Developing a Campaign Plan

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

This session provides an overview of the key elements of a campaign, including establishing oneself as a candidate, developing a campaign plan, and launching the campaign. Presented by: Matt Merriman-Preston, Ampersand Political Consulting

Wed

Jan 26

+ Add to Calendar 01/26/2022 12:00PM 01/26/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Fundraising 101 Fundraising is one of the most crucial aspects of a campaign. This interactive workshop covers key components of campaign fundraising, including special emphasis on understanding why people give and the in-person “ask.” The session will also address developing a strategy for your campaign, building a donor list, recruiting and motivating a Finance Committee, and special events. Presented by: Jasmine Sessoms, She Can Win .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29870 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Fundraising 101

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Fundraising is one of the most crucial aspects of a campaign. This interactive workshop covers key components of campaign fundraising, including special emphasis on understanding why people give and the in-person “ask.” The session will also address developing a strategy for your campaign, building a donor list, recruiting and motivating a Finance Committee, and special events. Presented by: Jasmine Sessoms, She Can Win

Thu

Jan 27

+ Add to Calendar 01/27/2022 12:00PM 01/27/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Campaign Communications This session is an interactive media training workshop and topics include: tips for successful interviews on tough topics, how to look poised and professional on camera, staying on message, and public speaking techniques. Presented by: Callahan, Frontwood Strategies .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29874 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Campaign Communications

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

This session is an interactive media training workshop and topics include: tips for successful interviews on tough topics, how to look poised and professional on camera, staying on message, and public speaking techniques. Presented by: Callahan, Frontwood Strategies

Fri

Jan 28

+ Add to Calendar 01/28/2022 12:00PM 01/28/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Getting on the Ballot This how-to session will give practical information about getting on the ballot as a candidate. Presented by: Chet Harhut, Deputy Division Manager of Elections for Allegheny County .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29875 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Getting on the Ballot

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

This how-to session will give practical information about getting on the ballot as a candidate. Presented by: Chet Harhut, Deputy Division Manager of Elections for Allegheny County

Mon

Jan 31

+ Add to Calendar 01/31/2022 12:00PM 01/31/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Navigating Pennsylvania's Political Parties This session highlights the power dynamics of party organizations, such as: building relationships with party operatives and gaining the party’s support as well as how to respond when the party organization is not supportive. Panelists: Bernadette Comfort, Vice Chairwoman of the PA Republican Party State Representative Valerie Gaydos (R-44) State Representative Patty Kim (D-103) Dr. Nancy Patton Mills, Chairwoman of the PA Democratic Party .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29876 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Navigating Pennsylvania's Political Parties

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

This session highlights the power dynamics of party organizations, such as: building relationships with party operatives and gaining the party’s support as well as how to respond when the party organization is not supportive. Panelists: Bernadette Comfort, Vice Chairwoman of the PA Republican Party State Representative Valerie Gaydos (R-44) State Representative Patty Kim (D-103) Dr. Nancy Patton Mills, Chairwoman of the PA Democratic Party

Tue

Feb 01

+ Add to Calendar 02/01/2022 12:00PM 02/01/2022 1:30PM America/New_York Ready to Run PA: Women of Color in Pennsylvania Politics This panel of experts and practitioners will focus on issues of particular interest to women of color considering a run for public office. Panelists: Judge Nicola Henry-Taylor, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas State Representative Summer Lee (D-34) Councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sánchez, Philadelphia District 7 .Event page: http://www.chatham.edu/events/details.cfm?eventID=29877 Zoom Webinar Annie Guadagnino pcwp@chatham.edu

Ready to Run PA: Women of Color in Pennsylvania Politics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

This panel of experts and practitioners will focus on issues of particular interest to women of color considering a run for public office. Panelists: Judge Nicola Henry-Taylor, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas State Representative Summer Lee (D-34) Councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sánchez, Philadelphia District 7