2018 Out To Win - LGBTIQ+ Candidate & Campaign Training

 

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Join ProudPolitics for OUT TO WIN 2018, a non-partisan LGBTIQ+ candidate and campaign training for aspiring and current LGBTIQ+ and ally candidates and civic leaders, their campaigns teams, and friends and family.  The workshop aims to:

- Identify barriers, challenges, and opportunities facing aspiring and LGBTIQ+ candidates with overlapping complex      intersectionalities

- Help aspiring and current  LGBTIQ+ and ally candidates and their campaign teams develop communications strategies to              address issues pertaining to sexual orientation, gender identity, and complex intersectionalities

- Provide aspiring LGBTIQ+ civic leaders with foundational considerations prior to taking the journey toward candidacy.  

Featuring:

  • Joanne Bernard - former Nova Scotia Liberal MLA and Cabinet Minister 
  • Morgane Oger - BC NDP VP, former BC NDP candidate and trans advocate 
  • Nathan Rotman - Chief of Staff to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley
  • Chris Moise -  TDSB Vice Chair and Trustee (Toronto Centre - Rosedale)
  • Phil Gillies - former Ontario PC MPP (Brant) and cabinet minister
  • Nadia Bello - former TDSB Trustee (Scarborough East)
  • Brian Chang - Federal NDP candidate (Scarborough-Agincourt)
  • Lunch n' Learn by DemocracyKit.org

Date

Saturday February 10, 2018

Cost

FREE!

Location

Ryerson University - Faculty of Community Services

99 Gerrard St. E., 6th Floor, Toronto, ON M5B 1G7 

 

Live Webcast available on day-of event. 

*Breakfast & lunch will be served.

CLICK HERE TO  REGISTER YOUR SPOT NOW!

 

PROGRAM  (8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

8:30-9:00

Registration with Networking Coffee, Tea, & Breakfast

9:00-9:30

Welcoming Remarks & Introductions

9:35-10:35

Why do you want to run for office?

A guided discussion that explores running for the right reasons and being ready for the questions that will come your way as a candidate.

10:40-11:45

Coming Out Again

When LGBTQ persons decide to run for office, they often face the challenge of “coming out” all over again - this time to an audience of voters and complete strangers. We also touch on the need to prepare family, spouse, partner, etc. for the being in the spotlight.

11:45-1:00

Lunch n Learn - by the team at DemocracyKit 

1:00-2:00

Resource Roundup

An engaging discussion about what networks and resources you actually have now that may realistically be utilized during a campaign.

2:05-3:05

Intersectionality: Being LGBTQ and ….

A diversity discussion on navigating multiple identities while running for office.

3:05-4:00

Journey to Breaking the "Lavender Ceiling" for Transgender Candidates in Canada
Fireside Chat with Morgane Oger

Fireside chat with Morgane Oger of her experience as a transgender woman in politics and her journey to become Canada's first ever transgender candidate for a major political party in the 2017 BC provincial election.



CLICK HERE TO  REGISTER YOUR SPOT NOW!

 

If you have any questions, feel free to email Nicole Crawford at NicoleCrawford@ProudPolitics.org

Click here for more information and legacy page for the 2014 Out To Win 

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