Nonprofit VOTE's webinar series fills an information void on voting and elections in the nonprofit sector. Webinars are free of charge for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. They are recorded and made available on-demand online, along with the PowerPoint presentation and audio file.
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Candidate Engagement: Forums, Appearances, and More
Thursday, June 27th - 2:00pm Eastern, 11:00am Pacific
Candidate engagement is one of the most effective ways your nonprofit can advocate for your community. It also draws community members into the political process and encourages voting and other civic engagement. We’ll cover candidate forums, candidate appearances, sharing research with candidates and more.
Featured Speakers: Cheryl Clyburn Crawford: Cheryl grew up in Boston and has worked for many years in communities of color advocating for voting and civil rights. She joined MassVOTE in 2008. In her official capacity, she directs the Democracy for Nonprofits program and the Civic Engagement Fund, which distributes seed money and technical support to community nonprofit organizations so that they can to make a significant commitment to voter empowerment. From 2010 to 2012, Cheryl directed MassVOTE’s Census and Redistricting Project. Cheryl sits on the Executive Board of the NAACP-Boston Branch as 2nd Vice President, and is an Executive Board Member and former Chair of the Board of Emerge Massachusetts. Before MassVOTE, Cheryl served as Chief of Staff to State Representative Willie Mae Allen. She is a graduate of Lesley College. Cheryl frequently serves as poll worker for the City of Boston.