Join A Workshop On How to Run for Municipal Office in Niagara and Win!

The Niagara-wide, non-partisaan citizens group, A Better Niagara, will be holding candidate training sessions for the upcoming (October 2022) municipal elections

An Invite from A Better Niagara

Posted April 28th, 2022 on Niagara At large

Passionate about your community? Want to make a difference?

If you are considering running in the next Municipal election, here’s your chance to get valuable information to help you make an informed decision.

Join us for a municipal election workshop this coming Tuesday, May 3rd7 to 8:30 p.m.

In this pre-election workshop you will hear from those who have successfully run for office about what managing a campaign and being an elected representative is like.

Workshop leader: Alejandra Bravo, Director of Leadership and Training at the Broadbent Institute

You will also learn:* Basic information and dates you need to know.* What to expect during the campaign.* What is the job of a local or regional councillor or elected board member.* Why it’s important to ask the question: Why am I running?

This is a virtual session on the Zoom platform. Register to attend and you will be sent a link.

This the first of two sessions. A follow up workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of running a successful campaign.

Register through Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/municipal-candidate-workshop-tickets-318800810807

Or by emailing Liz at abetterniagara@gmail.com

Workshop leader: Alejandra Bravo, Director of Leadership and Training at the Broadbent Institute

About the session leader, Alejandra Bravo:Alejandra Bravo is Director of Leadership and Training at the Broadbent Institute. Previously a Manager of Leadership and Learning at Maytree, for a decade she designed and delivered innovative political and civic training for emerging and diverse leaders.

She is a facilitator, trainer, mentor, coach and strategist specializing in cross-organizational collaboration. She has worked as community organizer, political staff and has been a municipal and a federal candidate in Toronto.

About A Better Niagara – A Better Niagara is a non-partisan, non-profit organization with a mandate to encourage civic engagement and municipal public participation in Niagara.

Formed by a desire to see transparency and accountability in municipal politics A Better Niagara is committed to a Niagara that is more democratic, more equal and more open.

For more on A Better Niagara, click on – https://www.facebook.com/betterniagara/

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