Get Out The Vote

So, you're ready to get involved in an election campaign, but want to decide where to focus your energy? Join us to learn municipal campaign fundamentals, and understand what campaigns need.

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.

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

September 22, 2018

10:30 AM - 10:30 AM

St. Laurent Library

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Agenda

In the last month of the campaign, it is necessary to play everything for the whole and convince voters to go to the polls. Volunteers are therefore more in demand than ever on the home straight.

What you will see:

  • What are the roles to encourage the vote, and what to expect from the ballot
  • What skills are required for advance polls, election day and poll

So, you're ready to get involved in an election campaign, but want to decide where to focus your energy? Join us to learn municipal campaign fundamentals, and understand what campaigns need.

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.

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

September 22, 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

In the last month of the campaign, it is necessary to play everything for the whole and convince voters to go to the polls. Volunteers are therefore more in demand than ever on the home straight.

What you will see:

  • What are the roles to encourage the vote, and what to expect from the ballot
  • What skills are required for advance polls, election day and poll