Green Party Campaign School Saturday, April 23, 2005 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Opening plenary; campaign skills sessions University of the District of Columbia Van Ness Campus 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW Building 41, Small Auditorium The Chesapeake Campaign School is the most recent in a series of Green Party regional training schools around the U.S. for Green candidates and campaign organizers. Organizers of the Chesapeake Campaign School expect participants from D.C., Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and possibly other states. For information about registration, call the national Green Party office at 202-319-7191 or 866-41GREEN. SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE: Saturday, April 23, 2005 – 9 am – 5 pm Opening plenary; campaign skills sessions University of the District of Columbia Van Ness Campus 4200 Conn. Ave., NW Bldg. 41, Small Auditorium Saturday, April 23, 2005 – 7:30 pm Elaine Brown, Civil rights attorney and candidate “From Revolution to the Ballot Box: A Discussion of Strategy for Radical Change” Howard University 2041 Georgia Ave., NW Blackburn Center, Digital Auditorium Sunday, April 24, 2005 – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Campaign skills sessions; Organizing Communities of Color Howard University, Blackburn Center 2041 Georgia Ave., NW Saturday, April 23 – UDC, Bldg. 41 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Plenary Session and Overview Skills for an Effective Green Party Campaign: Ross Mirkarimi, Supervisor, San Francisco, CA Brent McMillan, Political Director, Green Party Dean Myerson, Green Institute Michelle Tingling-Clemmons, DC Statehood-Green Party 11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Concurrent Skills Sessions Green Messaging and Media: Mike Livingston, Maryland Green Party Steven Shafarman, Citizen Policies Institute Scott McLarty, Green Party Media Director Effective Campaign Management Ross Mirkarimi, Supervisor, San Francisco, CA Dean Myerson, Green Institute Hugh Esco, Georgia Green Party Lunch break (lunch provided) 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. “Internet Advocacy and Fundraising for Progressives” Emelienne Ireland and Phil Nash Authors of Winning Campaigns Online: Strategies for Candidates and Caucuses Note: Attendees are invited to submit campaign materials for analysis (send URL’s prior to the campaign school to
[email protected] or bring 10 pages of campaign material to the workshop for feedback). 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. Roundtable of DC Candidates: What has worked” Alex Hogan (Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner); Laurent Ross, Renee Bowser and Jay Marx (City Council candidates); Ann Wilcox (School Board member) 4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Wrap-up and adjourn Saturday evening talk: Elaine Brown, noted civil rights attorney and candidate “From Revolution to the Ballot Box: A Discussion of Strategy for Radical Change” Howard University, Blackburn Center (Digital Auditorium)
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.