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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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