CATCH UP WITH US

Season 1

Every Woman’s Virtual Campaign Team

Did you miss Season 1? We’re here for you. Watch the videos and catch up with Your Kitchen Cabinet. The first season focused on campaigning in the time of coronavirus, and we provided practical tips and action items to kick off your campaign now.

EPISODE 1

CAMPAIGNING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

Whether you’re running for office, working on a campaign or protecting our democracy, Vote Run Lead is here for you. Each week, three “Cabinet Members'' will go online to answer your questions, give your real-time advice and fact-based information. Let our experts serve as your personal Kitchen Cabinet!

Experts: Crystal Patterson, Facebook Global Civic Partnership Manager Jillia Pessenda, Women Winning Senior Political Director Faith Winter, Colorado State Senator and Vote Run Lead National Training Director

Resources:
Deck [download]

TOP TIPS: Fundraising While Social Distancing [download]

TOP TIPS: Direct Voter Contact While Social Distancing [download]

EPISODE 2

YOUR KITCHEN CABINET: PROTECT THE VOTE, PROTECT DEMOCRACY

Whether you’re running for office, working on a campaign or protecting our democracy, Vote Run Lead is here for you. Each week, three “Cabinet Members'' will go online to answer your questions, give your real-time advice and fact-based information. Let our experts serve as your personal Kitchen Cabinet!

Experts: Amber McReynolds, CEO of the National Vote at Home Institute & Coalition
JoCasta Zamarripa, Milwaukee City Council--8th District
Keesha Gaskins-Nathan, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Democratic Practice Program & Racial Justice Initiative

Resources:
Deck [download]

TOP TIPS: Fundraising While Social Distancing  [download]

TOP TIPS: Direct Voter Contact While Social Distancing [download]

EPISODE 3

YOUR KITCHEN CABINET: WHAT ARE VOTERS THINKING AND HOW SHOULD CAMPAIGNS MESSAGE TO THEM

We will be focusing on what voters are thinking and feeling and how should campaigns message or communicate with them in this time of COVID-19. No one has campaigned in a global pandemic before so how does the campaigning message change?

Experts: Nichole M. Bauer, Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University; Christy Setzer, President and Founder of New Heights Communications; Jane Inez Rayburn, Vice President at EMC Research

 

Resources:

Deck [download]

Jane Rayburn Deck [download]

Nichole Bauer Deck [download]

EPISODE 4

YOUR KITCHEN CABINET: SEEKING THE BELOVED COMMUNITY: CAMPAIGNS, COMMUNITIES OF COLOR AND COVID-19: A COLLABORATION BETWEEN VOTE RUN LEAD AND NEW AMERICAN LEADERS

Contrary to popular rhetoric, COVID-19 is not the great equalizer. While it can affect everyone equally, disproportionately, communities of color and indigenous communities have been physically and financially harmed. Moreover, Asian American have seen a dramatic increase in hate crimes and hateful speech spurred by irresponsible references to the virus and Asia. This week’s “Your Kitchen Cabinet” call will explore how generations of inequity are playing out during this pandemic. Through a series of activities, participants will have an opportunity to reflect on their own experiences and think of how they want to, and can, use their time, talent, relationships and campaigns to be of service with and for the most impacted communities of COVID-19

Experts:

Pakou Hang, Chief Program Officer, Vote Run Lead; Irene Godinez, Vice President of Programs, New American Leaders; Raquel Castañeda-López, Board Member, Detroit City Council Member for District 6; Shannon Garrett, Chief Strategy Officer for the Michigan Women's Commission
Julie Gonzales, Colorado State Senator for District 34; Jehmu Greene, Founder, Barbara’s Legacy; Tishaura Jones, Treasurer for the City of St. Louis, MO; Juanita Lewis, Hudson Valley Organizing Director at Community Voices Heard; Eva Masadiego, National Director of Leadership Programs, New American Leaders; Prairie Rose Seminole, Policy Analyst; Raquel Teran, Arizona State Representative for District 30; Lea Webb, Former Binghamton City Council Member; Faith Winter, Colorado State Senator for District 24;

Resources:

Deck [download]

Seeking the Beloved Community: Campaigns, Communities of Color and COVID-19 Activities Worksheet [download]

How To Engage With Communities Disproportionately Affected by COVID-19 [download]

EPISODE 5

YOUR KITCHEN CABINET: DIGITAL CAMPAIGNING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

This week’s “Your Kitchen Cabinet” call will explore how to elevate your digital campaign in the time of COVID-19. What digital tools can be swapped in for traditional face to face activities? What are best practices around peer to peer SMS tactics? What hacks, devices or shortcuts can bolster your digital plan? We will answer all this and more.This week our Cabinet Member experts will give you real tips, advice on what tools to use, and social media hacks to connect with your community and break through the noise. Join us to access secret hacks that industry professionals use to meaningfully connect with communities.

Experts:

Pakou Hang, Chief Program Officer, Vote Run Lead; Zanade Mann, Director of Digital Strategy, Vote Run Lead; Beth Becker, Founder, Becker Digital Strategies; Char Singleton,Senior Organizer, Resistance Labs;

Resources:

Deck [download]

Zanade’s Deck [download]

Candidate Brand Intake Form [download]

Top Tips for Digital Campaigning [download]

Email Tex [download]

EPISODE 6

YOUR KITCHEN CABINET: RESISTANCE, RESILIENCE, AND RENEWAL: JOYFUL LEADERSHIP IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

The first stay at home order in the United States and its Territories was signed on March 15, 2020 by Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez Garced. Since then the world has turned upside down. We know these unprecedented times are calling us to live, act, and think differently. How should we meet this moment? How can we be shining lights in these dark days? And what new world do we want to birth? Please join us for an hour of exploration and celebration.

Experts:

 

Pakou Hang, Chief Program Officer, Vote Run Lead; Linda Leu, Executive Director and instructor, IMPACT Bay Area; Ari Afsar, Singer, Songwriter, Storyteller; Naomi Ko, Filmmaker, Cultural Producer, Actor; Rhonda Briggins, Co-Founder and Board Member, Vote Run Lead and National Co-Chair for Social Action, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

 

Resources:

Deck [download]

Letter To the Old Me [download]

IG LIVE

W/ LATOSHA BROWN, CO-FOUNDER, BLACK VOTERS MATTER

Erin’s IG Live featuring our first guest LaTosha Brown, Co-founder of @blackvotersmtr and Institute of Politics Fellow at Harvard University. LaTosha Brown is an award-winning organizer, philanthropic consultant, political strategist and jazz singer with over twenty years of experience working in the non-profit and philanthropy sectors on a wide variety of issues related to political empowerment, social justice, economic development, leadership development, wealth creation and civil rights.

 

IG LIVE

W/ GOVERNOR GRETCHEN WHITMER

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer joins Erin, live on IG, Tuesday April 14th, to share her firsthand account of how she is tackling the global pandemic in her state.

 

IG LIVE

WITH CONGRESSWOMAN LAUREN UNDERWOOD

 

IG Live Conversation with Rep. Lauren Underwood on Women’s Leadership and leading through a pandemic.  Representative Underwood is a registered nurse and the youngest Black woman ever elected to Congress.