CENTER FOR AMERICAN WOMEN AND POLITICS HOLDS
‘READY TO RUN’ CAMPAIGN TRAINING MARCH 21 AT
Pre-conference sessions for women of color on March 20
WHAT: “Ready to Run,” a one-day, bipartisan campaign training program for women in New Jersey and three pre-conference programs for women of color: “Elección Latina,” “Run Sister Run” and “Rising Stars: Educating Asian American Women for Politics.” The program is presented by The Center for American Women and Politics at
WHO: Friday keynote speaker: PBS journalist Maria Hinojosa, on “Women, Politics and Power.” Hinojosa is senior correspondent for the Emmy Award-winning PBS newsmagazine Now and managing editor/host of Latino
WHEN: Pre-conference program, Friday, March 20, 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Keynote address
at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Keynote address at 8:30 a.m.
BACKGROUND: Ready to Run has two tracks: one for women planning to run for office immediately, the other for those who are interested in becoming involved in politics. Students will receive “how-to” instructions on running for office, fundraising and media skills, real-world advice and best practices, positioning strategies, inspiration to launch a campaign and a better understanding of party politics. Fee and registration information can be found on the CAWP Web site, www.cawp.rutgers.edu.
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