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National Phonebank Lunchtime Info Sessions


Tue Jun 14
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tue Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 24, 2022


United States


Sister District

Campaign field programs employ a mix of tactics to identify, persuade, and mobilize target voters over the course of an electoral campaign, including canvassing, letters, texting, postcards, and phonebanking.

This series focuses on phonebanking. Led by staff coordinators of the Sister District phonebank program, each 30min lunchtime session is designed to help organizers and volunteers learn more about the ways phonebanking helps campaigns & how to make the most of this particular tactic.

All sessions over Zoom, 10-10:30am PT / 1-1:30pm ET. Co-sponsors include All in for NC, Run For Something, Swing Blue Alliance, Together We Elect & Turn PA Blue!

Why Phonebank?
April 5, April 26 & May 24 (repeat sessions)
How specifically does our work on the phones help campaigns scale, improve their targeting, optimize their field capacity, and take the right next steps with individual voters?

Recruiting & Retaining Phonebankers
May 10, June 7, Aug 9 (repeat sessions)
Discussion of must-do’s in your program design & training to bring people in and keep them coming back.

Persuasion & Recruiting Local Volunteers
June 14
How do we orient ourselves and others to the work of persuasion? What about recruiting local volunteers? re the latter, Sister District National phonebankers recruited 3 local volunteers on avg at each phonebank in 2021, all worth their weight in gold. Let’s talk about how to recruit effectively.

Making Vote Plans & The Win-Win Message
Aug 23
How to make a fortune in the Vote Plan business, plus what is the win-win message and how does it help us turn voter fatigue into banked votes?

Note that these sessions are about this one particular tactic, not about comparing and contrasting different tactics, thanks! All are welcome!

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