2019 Candidate Boot Camp

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IDCCA Boot Camp Teaches, Inspires Local Democrats

2019-06-10T13:45:03-05:00

IDCCA Boot Camp Teaches, Inspires Local Democrats by Jillian Hawkins, IDCCA Assistant Executive Director @ILDCCA  In May, nearly 200 Democrats traveled from every region of Illinois to join the IDCCA and the National Democratic Training Committee for the third-annual Boot Camp training weekend. Participating in the weekend-long intensive training sessions were precinct committeepersons, county chairs, activists, potential campaign leaders, some who look to be candidates, and those who are already elected officials. The 2019 Boot Camp welcomed some of Illinois’ top Democrats to the Crowne Plaza in Springfield.  Boot Camp alumnus State Senator Rachelle Crowe (D-56) welcomed the group of [...]

IDCCA Boot Camp Teaches, Inspires Local Democrats2019-06-10T13:45:03-05:00

Boot Camp Alumni claim victory in April 2nd Elections

2019-05-14T19:40:27-05:00

Boot Camp Alumni claim victory in April 2nd Elections by Jillian Hawkins, Assistant Executive Director @ILDCCA The IDCCA’s 2019 Annual Boot Camp training program kicks off this Friday, May 17, in Springfield and close to 200 dedicated Democratic activists are attending the full weekend of intense learning. This is the third year of the much-anticipated Boot Camp program where the IDCCA coordinates with the seasoned experts from the National Democratic Training Committee to learn everything needed to run competitive campaigns and score election victories for Democrats. Through engaging seminars, Boot Camp participants will learn how to strike the spark to [...]

Boot Camp Alumni claim victory in April 2nd Elections2019-05-14T19:40:27-05:00

Boot Camp Alumni claim victory in April 2nd Elections

2019-04-11T19:00:55-05:00

Boot Camp Alumni claim victory in April 2nd Elections by Dan Kovats, Executive Director @ILDCCA @dankovats For candidates, local elections offer a variety of challenges. It's remarkably tough to raise funds, get media attention, and, more than anything else, get the historically small turnout of voters to lean your way. The tools offered and skills learned through IDCCA training was instrumental in some remarkable local election victories earlier this month. Here’s our Boot Camp Alumni victors: Samantha Raymond – Trustee-elect, Lincoln Land Community College Board. Kristen Chiaro – Trustee-elect, Village of Chatham Wendy Bauer Piersall – Council member-elect, City of Woodstock [...]

Boot Camp Alumni claim victory in April 2nd Elections2019-04-11T19:00:55-05:00

2019 IDCCA / NDTC Candidate Boot Camp

2019-04-08T10:13:33-05:00

Nobody builds smart, effective grassroots political organizations like the Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Association. One important key to our building efforts is our annual Candidate Boot Camp, put on in conjunction with the National Democratic Training Committee's Blue Bench Training Program. Registration is now open for this amazing three-day intensive training that will take place on May 17th - 19th at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. This year's training will be better than ever. There will be three tracks: Track 1 - Candidate Training is for candidates and potential candidates who are involved with their county party. Applicants will be [...]

2019 IDCCA / NDTC Candidate Boot Camp2019-04-08T10:13:33-05:00