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06-30-2008, 06:37 PM
Paulitical School! - The Grassroots R3VOLution 2.0 Convention.

Will you be in DC for the July 12th R3VOLution March? Stay the rest of the weekend for a full day seminar to help the movement prepare for the 2010 and 2012 elections. Join us July 13th to learn directly from some of the top talent found within the r3VOLution. This education packed day will give you the opportunity to learn some of the tricks of the trade and enable you to become as influential as possible during the upcoming elections! In the morning you will hear speakers and participate in panel discussions. The afternoon will consist of class-room style learning, including five different course tracks for you to choose from. We are also hoping to have a special appearance from Dr. Paul!

Please see below for further details:

Event Overview - who, what, where, when, how much

DATE: July 13th, 2008
TIME: 10am – 5:00pm
LOCATION: USM Shady Grove Campus, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, Building 2
COST: $25 per person to cover facility rental. Tickets are available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/38160

Track #1: Organizer skills - the steps necessary to recruit, train, plan, and carry out grassroots campaigns.
Workshops and seminars on organizer training
Get out the Vote (GOTV)
How to run a meetup
Gathering information
How to train volunteers
Organizing major events

Track #2: Running for public office - "How to's" for the candidate, campaign manager and campaign finance.
How to run for office - Tom Lizardo
How to be a campaign treasurer - John Orlando
Campaign finances and laws
Being a Campaign Manager – Steve Bierfeldt (Amit Sing campaign mgr / leadership institute)
Fund raising

Track #3: Working within political party committees and the delegate process.
Roberts Rules of Order
The delegate process – Collins Baily
Working with and in party committees

Track #4: Supporter skills - making banners, buttons, silk screening, canvassing.
Various speakers
Tutorials on banner making – Ernest Hancock, founder of the revolution logo
Making buttons
How to silk screen
Canvassing training
How to lobby your elected representatives

Track #5: Technical- Broadcasting on Internet radio, setting up call centers, campaign management software, making YouTube videos.
How to use advokit campaign management software
How to set up a call center - Jim Azola
How to set up a asterisk pbx or robo-dialer
Setting up and administering advokit
Pre-Press preparation – getting materials ready to be printed. - Neal
Internet Tech 101 for activist
How to be an Internet broadcaster on Revolution Broadcasting - Ray Powell
How to do a DVD project
How to make YouTube videos

Instructors and classes are tentative, pending confirmation – actual classes may vary.

We need to sell 166 tickets for the School to cover costs. In case of a cancellation, a full refund will be given.

Additional information as to transportation directions, places to eat and the schedule are in progress and will be provided as available. Please see http://pauliticalschool.r3vmarch.com/ for details.

Help Wanted!
We are also looking for seminar / workshop presenters for some areas. If you are interested in teaching something listed or have an relevant expertise to share please volunteer here:


Pro or amateur videographers are needed to record and/or broadcast the event.

06-30-2008, 08:18 PM
I hope all of that is Youtubed. The running for office segment will be extremely useful for me for next year.

I'll even buy a DVD if the whole Paulitical School is recorded and put on DVD.

Somebody should swing that idea by somebody who is in charge of it.

06-30-2008, 08:53 PM
an online version would sell well.... just a thought.