training opportunities that will make DWPA and the Yavapai County Democratic Party stronger.  You can assist and protect the future of our democracy. 

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Voter Action Network (VAN)
Precinct captains and volunteers—Learn how to use the VAN on Wednesday, August 21 at the Prescott Public Library Computer Lab. Two sessions: 1:00 or 3:30.
For more info and link to register, email: alexandrapiacenza@gmail.com

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  EmergeArizona
Thinking about running for office? Candidates for most Yavapai County positions in 2020 are not yet filled--school boards, county supervisors, assessor, judges, etc.  Apply to EmergeArizona - it is the state's premier organization that recruits, trains and provides a powerful network to Democratic women who want to run for office.  DWPA has supported many women who have attended Emerge; some decided not to run for office, but have become community leaders.
 Emerge Arizona's training program is a unique opportunity for Democratic women who want to run for public office. It is the only in-depth, six-month, 70-hour, training program that inspires candidates to run and gives them the tools to win. As a program member, you will be exposed to a variety of campaign and election experts. You will meet an array of dynamic women who hold elected and appointed office. Through Emerge, you are given specific opportunities to expand your political network. As an Emerge program member, you become a part of a supportive network which includes a national network of Emerge alumnae, Emerge board and advisory council members.
Participants meet one weekend a month for six months and receive comprehensive training on Public Speaking and Communication, Fundraising, Media and Messaging, Campaign Strategy, Field Operations, Labor and Endorsements, Technology and New Media, Cultural Competency, Ethical Leadership.
az.emergeamerica.org encourages you to begin your application well in advance of the closing date due to the detailed nature of the application. The deadline for application is August 31, 2019 (for the 2020 class). Tuition assistance is available through emerge and DWPA.
Questions?  Contact Jo Craycraft (hoops007@sbcglobal.net), Toni Denis (toni.denis@icloud.com) , Jan Manolis (jmanolis@msn.com) or Judy Stahl (judystahl275@gmail.com). They have all had emerge training. 

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ADP ACADEMY- The ADP Academy has new tools to help with every aspect of canvassing, phone banking, how to register voters, etc. You can start and stop the various webinars and they will remind you to finish! ADP Academy

@DemWPA - Join the twitter training offered by our member, Mavis Brauer. Learn why twitter is such a powerful political tool, especially in light of recent legislation. So many people see your posts and participate. It’s easy for you to do in the comfort of your home or on the go. Fifteen minutes a day would help all the Prescott progressive causes. The added bonus is that you get to practice voicing your authentic self in 280 characters or less.  Sign up with mavisbrauer@aol.com and she will contact you for the next class.