In years without partisan elections, Iowa Democrats gather in workshops rather than conventions. This year’s First Congressional District workshop is hosted by the Buchanan County Democrats
9:00 – 9:30 AM Gathering / Registration / Coffee
Coffee, Water, Baked Goods provided by Buchanan County Democrats for goodwill donation. Candidates “Meet & Greet” Opportunity
9:30 – 9:50 AM Welcome by Buchanan County Democrats Chair Bob Shields, District Co-Chairs Jerry Lynch and Michael Blackwell and Iowa Democratic Party Chair
9:50 – 11:30 AM Morning Session - Messaging with Claire Celisi
11:30 – 1: PM Lunch
Standard lunch - turkey, ham, cheese, lettuce and tomato on wheat bread.
Sides of pickle, mayo and mustard packets, chips and a cookie.
Porkless - Same sandwich without ham.
Lactose Free option - Same sandwich without cheese.
Vegetarian option - Avocado spread with lettuce, tomato and cheese on wheat bread with side with fresh vegetables.
Vegan option - Avocado can be spread on wheat bread with lettuce and tomato or on the side with fresh vegetables.
Food Available for Purchase from First District Disability Caucus:
Hummus, Pita Chips, Quinoa Salad, Sugar-free Drink, Tea
12:00 - 1:00 Candidate Presentations
- Congressional Candidates 10 minutes each
- Gubernatorial Candidates, 5 minutes each
1:10 – 2:10 Afternoon Session 1
- Legislative: Accessibility and Inclusion-Legislative Impact
- County Party: Chair and Vice Chair/ Exec. Board Training
- Activists: League of Women Voters, MoveOn and Indivisible
2:20 – 3:20 Afternoon Session 2
- Legislative: Senators Rob Hogg & Pam Jochum
- County Party: Accessibility and Inclusion - Best Practices
- Campaign: Candidate & Campaign Committee Training
- Activists: Organizing & Party Building
3:30 – 4:00 Wrap-Up & Closing Rally
Actblue page for workshop attendance fee: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/workshop2017
The cost is $27 if you pay via ActBlue to cover their fee, otherwise it is $25 by mailing a check made out to "First District Democrats" to the district treasurer, E.J. Gallagher, 801 Sheridan Rd, Waterloo, 50701 by 20 July 2017.
If you have financial difficulty meeting the suggested registration donation amount, please speak to E.J. Gallagher (firstname.lastname@example.org), Day (319) 233-6163 / (319) 234-2206.
Hotel Details posted at http://www.idp1st.info/