Saturday: Ready to run! Tacoma
Posted on March 22, 2017
Tacoma professionals! Are you tired of not seeing yourself or your community represented in elected government? Are you ready to run for office? Are you ready to help a community member run? You aren’t alone and many folks are making the decision to take action in this way. Whether you know it now or not, our democracy needs people like you, now more than ever, to move up and speak out.
WHO: Amplify.win wants to recruit, train, elect, and support progressive champions for state and local office in the Northwest, prioritizing people of color, women, young people, and LGBTQ candidates.
WHAT: Amplify.win and Archway Consulting is hosting a free training for people of color, women, LGBTQ people, young people who want to run for office; which is the first step for you to help shape a more reflective and equitable future.
WHERE: Allen AME Renaissance Center – 1321 M.L.K. Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405
WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WHY: There are literally THOUSANDS of local offices up for election in 2017, and not all of them require intensive, expensive campaigns you hear about in the news. Your local hospital district, fire protection district, and even water-sewer boards are waiting for your leadership.