Tuesday, July 10, 2007

APA Activist Training and Midwest Summit - 8/4/07

You have to admire a group like Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, who has been out on the front lines doing vital political organizing in the community. Their latest effort sounds very exciting, and I'm sad not to be back in Chicago to participate. From the release:

Join your fellow progressive Asian Pacific Americans from throughout the Midwest as we engage in a Saturday training led by Parag Mehta, Director of Training at the Democratic National Committee.

Who: Activists, student leaders, community leaders, volunteers

What: Learn effective use of the basic tools of political organizing including volunteer recruitment, networking, planning events, targeting, phonebanking and other useful campaign skills. Network with other progressive APAs from throughout the region.

When: Saturday, August 4th, 2007
11:00-12:00 PM - Networking and Registration
12:00 - 6:00 PM - Training
6:00 - 8:00 PM - Reception/Social with special guests

Where: The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496

Fee(s) - Includes training and reception/social, as well as admission to the Field Museum. Students please inquire about additional scholarships.
Student - $25 before July 15 / $30 after July 15
Regular - $35 before July 15 / $40 after July 15
Group rate (for 5 regular registrations) - $175
Group rate (for 10 regular registrations) - $300

Register for the event here.

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Blogger B said...

thanks for the heads up post and the e-mail. hopefully, the rising youth star will be able to attend this very inspiring and empowering gathering of the midwest's brightest.

i wish i could go. i got to pack and prep for my journey to land of crooks, cons and bad apples. yep, you got it: it's dc.

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