DemocracyKit Workshops @ Toronto Public Library

Drive Political Change

The best way to learn civic campaign skills is on the campaign trail. This session gets you started and provides a roadmap for participation in the 2018 municipal election.

This event is part of the Democracy Workshops, created in partnership with DemocracyKit as part of TPL's new On Civil Society series.

Space is limited. RSVP to reserve your spot. Drop-ins are welcome if there remain available seats.

Presented by

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Hema Vyas

Hema Vyas co-chairs Women Win TO, an organization dedicated to preparing women from diverse backgrounds to run winning campaigns for the 2018 Toronto municipal election. Long interested in the power of politics for positive change, Hema ran to represent Ward 18, Davenport as councillor in 2010.

Hema currently serves as a director on the board of Working Women Community Centre. She was an Inaugural DiverseCity Fellow with the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance.

Chris Cowperthwaite

Chris Cowperthwaite is Co-founder and Executive Director of Open Democracy Project, a not-for-profit working to empower everyday citizens to drive change through civic and political action. Open Democracy Project programs include:

DemocracyKit - Resource library for planning and running municipal election and other civic campaigns. Resources are donated by campaign practitioners and made available publicly under a creative commons licence at democracykit.org.

DemocracyXChange - A summit and platform to connect civic campaign practitioners across borders. Learn more at democracyxchange.org.

ODP Civic Campaign Accelerator - A 2-month program using DemocracyKit tools and methods to launch a transformational civic change campaign.

Chris holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business (York University), a B.Sc. (Honours) and Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo, and is a Loran Scholar ('99).

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Schedule and venue

May 29, 2018

06:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Barbara Frum Library

Toronto

Agenda

Municipal election 2018 - How you can get involved and drive political change

 

The civic campaign skill set - DemocracyKit Civic Campaign Guide workshop

The best way to learn civic campaign skills is on the campaign trail. This session gets you started and provides a roadmap for participation in the 2018 municipal election.

This event is part of the Democracy Workshops, created in partnership with DemocracyKit as part of TPL's new On Civil Society series.

Space is limited. RSVP to reserve your spot. Drop-ins are welcome if there remain available seats.

Presented by

Collaborator Logos

Hema Vyas | Co-Founder, Women Win Toronto

Hema Vyas co-chairs Women Win TO, an organization dedicated to preparing women from diverse backgrounds to run winning campaigns for the 2018 Toronto municipal election. Long interested in the power of politics for positive change, Hema ran to represent Ward 18, Davenport as councillor in 2010.

Hema currently serves as a director on the board of Working Women Community Centre. She was an Inaugural DiverseCity Fellow with the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance.

Chris Cowperthwaite | Executive Director, Open Democracy Project

Chris Cowperthwaite is Co-founder and Executive Director of Open Democracy Project, a not-for-profit working to empower everyday citizens to drive change through civic and political action. Open Democracy Project programs include:

DemocracyKit - Resource library for planning and running municipal election and other civic campaigns. Resources are donated by campaign practitioners and made available publicly under a creative commons licence at democracykit.org.

DemocracyXChange - A summit and platform to connect civic campaign practitioners across borders. Learn more at democracyxchange.org.

ODP Civic Campaign Accelerator - A 2-month program using DemocracyKit tools and methods to launch a transformational civic change campaign.

Chris holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business (York University), a B.Sc. (Honours) and Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo, and is a Loran Scholar ('99).

RSVP for this event

RSVP

Schedule and venue

May 29, 2018

06:00 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Barbara Frum Library

20 Covington Rd, Toronto M6A 3C1

Agenda

Municipal election 2018 - How you can get involved and drive political change

 

The civic campaign skill set - DemocracyKit Civic Campaign Guide workshop