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Organizer Job Opportunity
Mothers Out Front seeks a talented and passionate organizer to join our team and help build a diverse and powerful movement of mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers stepping up in big ways to take action on climate change. We're looking for talented candidates in either Richmond, Northern VA or Southwest VA with a background in grassroots organizing, passion for climate justice, experience working with people from a variety of backgrounds, and excellent communication skills. More information can be found here.
Virginia Democracy Summit Location Announced
The second annual Virginia Democracy Summit will be held on April 7th at Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus in Sterling. This is the place where we're building a grassroots movement around expanding voting rights, redistricting reform, money in politics, even year elections and more. If you're not part of the Expanding Our Democracy work group you're missing the opportunity to help us plan this event. We'll have flyers for you to share with your members soon. Meanwhile, feel free to share the registration link via social media or email. Together we can change the systemic problems that make it harder to win on all of our issues.
GIFT Conference Registration Now Open
Grassroots Institute For Fundraising Training holds a conference in even years that is a terrific and low cost way to learn a lot about how to improve your fundraising game. This year the conference is July 27-29 in Atlanta. Early registration is now available and will get you the cheapest rate. We urge our partners who have been looking to get better at fundraising to plan to attend.
Medicaid Expansion Virtual Phone Bank Opportunity
New Virginia Majority, in partnership with the HAV coalition is providing the opportunity to do virtual phone banking in 6 House of Delegate districts to talk to voters in those districts about Medicaid Expansion. Anyone can participate as long as they have a phone, internet connection and a computer. A script is provided so participants can feel confident they know what to say. We are encouraging all of our partners to share this information with their members. 400,000 Virginians are counting on our legislators to pass legislation that will assure access to quality, affordable health care. All the instructions you need are attached here.
Data Tip of the Week
VAN and Data On-Demand Quizzes
Below is our collection of quizzes users can access at any point. Each of the quizzes contain a video and questions regarding various aspects of how to use the data and tools provided by State Voices. These quizzes can be accessed at any point and each quiz will give you a score at the end along with the answers for the quiz. If you have questions about any particular skill or need more information, please contact Data and Targeting Director, Eric Payne.
Data and Tools Compliance
Thur, Mar 8th 1:00 PM ET
Sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/9025126079384405505
VAN 101: Introduction to My Voters
Wed, Feb 28th 1:00 PM ET
Sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/5061303098721224451
VAN 102: Creating Lists in VAN
Wed, Mar 7th 1:00 PM ET
Sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2745370970810982147
VAN 103: Using VAN to Plan Program
Tues, Feb 27th 1:00 PM ET
Sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/5251348185673282819
VAN Reporting Tools in VAN
Wed, Feb 21st 1:00 PM ET
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VAN Data Entry
Tues, Feb 20th 1:00 PM ET
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Thur, Feb 15th 1:00 PM ET
Wed, Mar 14th 1:00 PM ET
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Calendar of Events
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