Political Campaign Training for Native Americans this Sat. at Muckleshoot

Here is the Announcement: Empowering the Native Community Muckelshoot 2-26-11.  Saturday at Muckleshoot.  It’s FREE.  Be there!!

The announcement is on Facebook too. 

Today’s training is meant to engage American Indians and Alaska Natives in the political process through advocacy on key issues and then by taking it a step further and running for political office!

Thanks to the Progressive Majority Action Fund, People of Color for Progress, and the Native Action Network!

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Purpose:  Nuts and Bolts on the Political Process 

10:00 a.m.    Welcome

  • Noel Frame, Washington State Director, Progressive Majority
  • Claudia Kauffman, former State Senator, 47th District

10:30 a.m. Utilizing Civic Participation to Impact Change

  • Linda Mitchell, President of the Board, National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington
  • Sen. Claudia Kauffman

11:00 a.m.  Meeting with Elected Officials

  • Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell
  • Chris Stearns, Native Vote Washington  and Vice-Chair, Seattle Human Rights Comm’n
  • Sen. Claudia Kauffman

 11:30 a.m. Increasing Representation of Native Americans in Public Office

  • Noel Frame
  • Theresa Sheldon, Native Vote Washington  and Tulalip Tribes policy analyst

 12:00 p.m. – Interactive Lunch Activity – Instant Polling Exercise

 1:00 pm. Community Organizing – Facilitated Session

 1:30 p.m. Preparing to Run – Noel Frame

 2:00 p.m. Planning Your Campaign

  • Noel Frame
  • Sen. Claudia Kauffman

 2:30 p.m.  Planning for 2012

  •  Theresa Sheldon
  • Chris Stearns
  • Noel Frame
  • Craig Bill, Director, Governor’s Office for Indian Affairs

 3:00 p.m.  Close

please RSVP via email to karen at kzammit@progressivemajorityaction.org

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