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NOVA Summit: How Progressives Win
April 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
When: Sunday, April 23, 2017, 11am-5:30pm
Where: Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA 22030 (map)
Join us at the 2017 NOVA Summit as we discuss Democratic campaign strategy and volunteer and outreach activities for 2017 and beyond. Progress is made when we all work together! Help us to promote progressive values and organize progressive voters and candidates in the Northern Virginia area. Boxed lunch is provided and admission is $10 to cover the cost of renting the venue, producing materials, and providing boxed lunch.
Host Committee: NOVA County/City Chairs
Sponsors: Congressman Don Beyer ? The City of Falls Church Democratic Committee ? The City of Fairfax Democrats ? Democratic Asian Americans of Virginia (DAAV) • Fairfax County Democratic Committee ? 8th Congressional District Democratic Committee ? 10thCongressional District Democratic Committee ? 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee
11:30am: Welcome and What to Expect
11:45am: Opening Remarks — Congressman Gerry Connolly
12:00pm: What is at Stake in 2017 and Beyond—Congressman Don Beyer
12:15pm: Box Lunch Lunch Keynote: Winning the Issues and Message
Campaign Management (CM)
CM: 1:00pm-1:45pm–How To Run A Successful Campaign
CM: 1:50pm-2:30pm–Nuts and Bolts
CM: 2:30pm-3:15pm–Message and Media
CM: 3:15pm-4:00–Field Organizing
Volunteers/Party Members/Grassroots Activists (VPG)
VPG: 1:00-1:45pm–So you want to get involved
VPG: 1:50-2:30pm –Working Within the Democratic Party Structure
VPG: 2:30-3:15pm–Power of Organizing and Social Media VPG: 3:15-4:00pm— Starting An Organization or Grassroots Effort
VPG: 4:00pm-4:45pm–Building to Win 2017 and Beyond
4:45pm-5:30pm Wrap Up Followed by Happy Hour at PJ Skidoos with 2017 Democratic Candidates!