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 OPL's new On Civil Society series.

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

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

July 28, 2018

10:30 AM - 10:30 AM

St. Laurent Library

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Agenda

Nothing beats the campaign route to acquire skills in the field. During this workshop, you get off to a good start with your roadmap to participate in the 2018 municipal elections.

What you will see:

  • The 2018 Municipal Elections: How to Contribute to it and Drive Political Change
  • Essential Skills: The DemocracyKit Municipal Campaign Guide

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 OPL's new On Civil Society series.

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

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

July 28, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

St. Laurent Library

515 Côté, Claude Aubry room, Ottawa, ON K1K 0Z8, Canada

Agenda

Nothing beats the campaign route to acquire skills in the field. During this workshop, you get off to a good start with your roadmap to participate in the 2018 municipal elections.

What you will see:

  • The 2018 Municipal Elections: How to Contribute to it and Drive Political Change
  • Essential Skills: The DemocracyKit Municipal Campaign Guide