This was our last Candidate & Campaign Training for 2023! Registration is LIVE for our 2024 trainings – learn more and register here.
Our team just wrapped up a very successful Candidate & Campaign Training in Detroit! We had some incredible participants in this program. Below are some brief highlights (and photos) from the weekend:
Our Detroit attendees!
- 37 participants from across the country;
- 37% people of color;
- 45% participants of marginalized experience;
- 35% transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, intersex, or Two-Spirit;
- 18% of participants are CURRENTLY running their campaign; 62% are seriously considering running in the next 2 years.
Participation by U.S. Congressman Shri Thanedar (virtual), Michigan state Senator Jeremy Moss, Michigan state Speaker Pro Tempore Laurie Pohutsky, Michigan state Representative Jason Hoskins, Michigan state Representative Mike McFall, Pleasant Ridge (MI) Mayor Bret Scott, Ferndale (MI) City Council Member Greg Pawlica, Detroit City Council Member Gabriela Santiago-Romero, Gahanna-Jefferson City (OH) School Board Member Dion Manley, Saline Area (MI) Schools Board Trustee Susan Estep and more!
For the training, we partnered with Equality Michigan, Great Lakes Political Academy, LGBT Detroit and Unity Fund MI, who sent folks to our reception and supported us with recruitment.
We have officially launched all of the applications for our 2024 trainings which will be in Phoenix, AZ in February 2024, in Charlotte in April 2024, and in Chicago in July 2024. Don’t wait to register – these trainings will fill up fast. Grab your spot today!