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The Wind at Our Backs: Harnessing Our Winning Momentum

  • Hampton High School 1491 West Queen Street Hampton, VA, 23669 United States (map)

Greater Hampton Roads Democratic & Activists Summit 2017
The Wind At Our Backs:
Harnessing Our Winning Momentum


Your invited to the 1st Annual Greater Hampton Roads Democratic & Activists Summit 2017
Sunday, April 30,2017
9am-4pm
Hampton High School
1491 W. Queen st
Hampton VA 23669
Followed by Happy Hour with a Purpose with Candidates

Proudly hosted by your local Democratic Committees:
Norfolk--Virginia Beach—Hampton—Newport News—Suffolk—Portsmouth—Chesapeake--James City—York/Poquoson—Williamsburg- Matthews—Gloucester, Hampton Roads Young Democrats, Virginia Beach Young Democrats & College Democrats

The local Democratic committees of Hampton Roads are sponsoring this first region-wide summit for Hampton Roads. The summit will feature training for candidates and activists on important topics such as messaging, fundraising, field organizing and social media. Elected officials will be on hand to discuss what it’s like to both campaign and serve. The summit is an opportunity for Democrats and progressives throughout Hampton Roads to improve our efforts through coordination and information sharing

Registration -$10.00 includes Continental Breakfast & Box Lunch - To Register Click here  https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/ghrs17

Open & Closing Plenary Sessions
Working with the Democratic Party & Hampton Roads Voting Habits  
How to serve on Boards & Commissions & Voter Registration & Restoration of Rights updates
Local Progressive Groups Collaboration Panel  
Confirmed to date: Peninsula Voices For Change, Indivisible, Together We Will Hampton Roads, Norfolk Sister Resisters, 
How to use election data: Shyam Raman, Deputy Data Director for DPVA, will be available all afternoon to talk about VAN/Vote Builder.  


(2) Training Tracks- Open to all
Candidate & Campaign Management Track (CCM)
Flying High: A look at campaigns from the 30,000-foot level
It Pays To Be Smart: Fundraising and compliance
The Real Story: Messaging that matters

Volunteers, Party Members & Grassroots Activists Track (VPG)
From the Front Door to the Voting Booth: Effective field programs that make a difference
Winning Online: Social media and digital tools for today’s political efforts
The Power of Organizing: Communities fighting back

How to use election data: Shyam Raman, Deputy Data Director for DPVA, will be available all afternoon to talk about VAN/Vote Builder.  





Authorized by the Greater Hampton Roads Black Democrats

Earlier Event: April 24
Newport News Democrats April Meeting
Later Event: August 8
CALL TO CAUCUS - Aug 8, 2017