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Candidate Training: New Courses to Support Your Campaign

2018-03-27T15:32:48+00:00

Imagine a world where you decided to run for office and at the very mention of your intent, your campaign was fully funded, your field plan perfectly laid out, and you were given an extra few hours in the day to get everything done. (Running for office would be so much easier with 32-hour days, right?). Until that fantasy becomes a reality, we are here for you with the candidate training you need to run your best campaign. Whether you’re in the home stretch of a primary election or looking down the line at November, we have your back.. We’ve launched [...]

Candidate Training: New Courses to Support Your Campaign2018-03-27T15:32:48+00:00

NDTC Live Trainings: February Month In Review

2018-03-26T22:58:00+00:00

February may be the shortest month of the year, but that didn’t stop hundreds of energized Democratic candidates, campaign staffers, and activists from joining us at NDTC live trainings across the country. In the span of just four weeks, over 500 Democrats across five states came out to learn the skills and tools needed to drive the blue wave in their home states. Not only was this our biggest month of training yet, it gave us the opportunity to bring training to states we haven’t trained in before including Michigan, Idaho, and Wyoming! In Idaho alone, a notoriously red state, more than [...]

NDTC Live Trainings: February Month In Review2018-03-26T22:58:00+00:00

November 2017: Omaha, NE Blue Bench Training

2018-03-20T20:05:39+00:00

This is the official recipe for chicken soup for the Democrat’s soul: 2 c Candidates ready to learn how to run successful campaigns 1 c Managers looking to learn how to aid said candidates 1 c Grassroots activists looking to learn how to be the best organizers possible Michael Blake Excited for @NebraskaDems Blue Bench Training! Over 100 grassroots leaders, candidates + campaign staff. Ready to win #NebDems #BlueBench pic.twitter.com/YWrdIwd39X — Jane Fleming Kleeb (@janekleeb) November 12, 2017 #NebDems chair @janekleeb got the room fired up! #BlueBench #TrainDems pic.twitter.com/pPUAWER0w9 — National Democratic Training Committee (@TrainDems) November 12, 2017 Listening to @MrMikeBlake [...]

November 2017: Omaha, NE Blue Bench Training2018-03-20T20:05:39+00:00

November 2017: Baton Rouge, LA Training

2018-03-20T20:46:21+00:00

The NDTC spent the last day of Daylight Savings Time in Baton Rouge with an energized group of Democrats and the Louisiana Democratic Party and Emerge Louisiana. These democrats may live in a red state, but they’re ready to change that — Geaux Dems! [email protected] got it right: There’s no time to relax when our elected leaders are trying to take away our healthcare #EmergeNow pic.twitter.com/oe2KrwFO3Q — Emerge Louisiana (@EmergeLouisiana) November 4, 2017 Thank you @LyndaWoolard @Auramvasquez @tashsparkles & @LucyOlena for your training today #PowerUp #WhySheRuns pic.twitter.com/OnKmeLTlOK — Emerge Louisiana (@EmergeLouisiana) November 4, 2017 Laying down some digital knowledge at #PowerUpLA: @tashsparkles! @TrainDems [...]

November 2017: Baton Rouge, LA Training2018-03-20T20:46:21+00:00

Managing Campaign Staff

How to manage campaign staff and avoid burnout

2018-09-17T16:29:02+00:00

*Editor’s Note: A version of this post about managing campaign staff was originally published on the Campaign Insider blog at Campaigns & Elections. Properly managing campaign staff is very challenging. That’s because staffers tend to be passionate advocates who want to make a difference and they often won’t complain when asked to work 80-plus hours a week for months ahead of an election. But even the most passionate staffers get tired. What happens when the workaholic campaign lifestyle catches up with your team and productivity dips? David Rosen advocates cutting down the workweek to 40 hours. But switching to a traditional [...]

Managing Campaign Staff

How to manage campaign staff and avoid burnout

2018-09-17T16:29:02+00:00