Dana Point Candidate Academy is on Wednesdays in October 2019.
Dana Point Candidate Academy is designed to educate, inform and prepare potential candidates on the realities of running for and serving in public office.
This non-partisan seminar series will provide a wealth of training and resources and allow participants to interact with business and civic leaders.
Dana Point Chamber of Commerce Candidate Academy costs is $149.00 for (4) Sessions of Training.
Wednesday October 2 2019 at 4:30pm-7:00pm
Session #1: Developing the passion
Why are you running?
Developing your platform
What to expect/Realities of being an elected official
Attributes of a good candidate/What voters want in a Candidate
Wednesday October 9 2019 at 4:30pm-7:00pm
Session #2: Nuts & Bolts
Setting up a committee
Important dates not to be missed
Filings & ballot information
Role & Responsibilities of the Campaign Manager & Team
Wednesday October 16 2019 at 4:30pm-7:00pm
Session #3: Messaging, Marketing and the Media
Knowing your brand
Developing your message
Delivering the message
Role of social media in a campaign
Securing media/party endorsements
Wednesday October 23 2019 at 4:30pm-6:30pm
Session #4: Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s Opportunities – Issues you should know
6:45pm- 7:30pm (Graduation- invite a family/friend to ceremony) limited space
Dana Point Candidate Academy is at The OC Parks Sailing Center The Pilot Room- Upstairs
The OC Parks Sailing Center is located at 34451 Ensenada Place in Dana Point