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How to Be an Activist
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to get involved in your Community, School Board, or Politics but didn’t know where to start? You’ll be amazed at what your efforts might produce. Learn from four of our area’s most accomplished activists and start to get involved!

Ed Bell will focus on “How to Make seconds count in voter contact”. The right approach on a phone call or door knock is essential to sparking interest in an issue or candidate, and allowing a conversation to begin. Ed Bell will offer helpful tips to ensure successful contacts with voters in your community.

Jeff Capell will focus on crafting a winning message for your issue, working with the media to make sure your side of the issue is heard, and use of social media to help amplify your message. You don't have to be an industry expert to battle the lobbyists and experts on the other side. Jeff sharse his experience in winning battles including how he saved the community millions of dollars in the FC Cincinnati Debate.

Kim Grant will talk about what it is like to be a Conservative and ask questions and get involved with a School Board. Her experience of being a fiscal conservative and C.O.A.S.T. Board member and serving on a School Board will be an eye-opener for you. Nothing prepared Kim for those in the school culture react when someone questions the status quo.

Matt Wahlert walks you through leading a Petition Drive in the recent Hamilton County sales tax ballot issue (4 weeks, 38,000 signatures, no real experience). Matt is a leader speaking out on the pro’s and con’s of the many tax levies that are frequently placed on the ballot. What tools do you need to advocate for tax reform in your local area—city, county, state?

Oct 2, 2018 7:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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