Featured Event: Advocate with Abrams Online

Advocate with Stacey Abrams for Voting Accessibility | Wednesday, April 8 at 9:00 am PST 

On April 8, join Stacey Abrams of Fair Fight to learn more about how Congressional action such as the Natural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act would ensure that all eligible Americans, across all states, are able to vote amid this pandemic. After Stacey speaks, IGNITE will provide a brief training on virtual advocacy, and then give everyone a call and email script to reach your U.S. Senators and urge them to deliver the necessary funding to states to help them expand vote-by-mail and cover additional election administration costs. SIGN-UP.


Webinars

IGNITE hosts webinars on a variety of topics ranging from how to start a college chapter to collaborating with our partners to host conversations and workshops. Register for one of our upcoming webinars or watch a previously recorded one. 

Are you a high school student or teacher looking for online opportunities? Email michelle@ignitenational.org for a list of current opportunities. 

Q&A with Delilah Agho-Otoghile, Campaign Operative | Monday, April 6, 12:00 pm CST 

Learn from a seasoned campaign operative what it takes to manage and run major political campaigns. Delilah Agho-Otoghile will share tips and advice from her time with Stacey Abrams for Governor, Beto for America, Battleground Texas, and more to help you prepare for campaign work. SIGN-UP

Advocate with Stacey Abrams for Voting Accessibility| Wednesday, April 8, 9 am PST

The 2020 election is on the horizon! The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how critical it will be to have voting systems that provide for everyone’s safety while ensuring maximal participation in our democracy. Join Stacey Abrams of Fair Fight to learn more about how the Natural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act would ensure that all Americans, across all states, are able to vote by mail. After Stacey speaks, IGNITE will provide a brief training on virtual advocacy, and then give everyone a call and email script to reach your legislators. SIGN-UP

Your Financial Journey | Thursday, April 9, 3 pm to 4 pm PST

Financial literacy is even more important as COVID-19 impacts the economy. Learn the foundational skills on how to build a future of financial well-being. Radhika Duggal draws on her experience working in highly regulated industries like financial services and healthcare to lead the design of innovative brand strategies to drive awareness and consideration for brands through multichannel marketing campaigns. She is currently the Head of Marketing: Student + Financial Inclusion at Chase. REGISTER 

Link up on LinkedIn| Monday, April 15, 5 pm to 6 pm CST

Networking leads to great opportunities. Learn how to identify and build a personal network. I will walk you through how to create a LinkedIn profile during this session. It's time to expand your professional contacts. REGISTER

Digital Advocacy: #IGNITEtheCapitol North Carolina | Monday, April 20, 1 pm to 2:30 pm EST

It's never been more important to advocate for policies you believe in. Join IGNITE to learn effective online advocacy skills and then put those tools to use. REGISTER (NC residents only)

Friday Feels | Every Friday at 3 pm PST

Before you head into the weekend, check-in with your IGNITE political fam. We'll chat roses and thorns and have smaller breakout groups. SIGN-UP


Past Webinars 

Creative Brainstorm - How to plan social media content for the era of social distancing: Your chapter members need you more than ever! How can you delight, engage, inform, and support them via social media in the days of social distancing? Watch our creative brainstorm session with IGNITE’s Communications Team. You’ll walk away with a calendar full of ideas! 

https://youtu.be/7TfxcrvEmyw

Career Development: Speed Mentoring: Hear from dynamic women with careers in a variety of sectors. They share tips on resumes, interviews and how to navigate the current workforce. 

Recording coming soon!

Get Counted! Take the Census with IGNITE: Every decade the US counts its citizens and uses that information to draw political districts. If a particular population of people grows, they get more representation. Learn why it matters and how simple it is to take the census. 

Digital Advocacy: #IGNITEtheCapitol California: Learn to flex your political power through digital advocacy! Watch to get tips from Assemblymember Cristina Garcia and learn about current legislation that empowers and uplifts women.

Leading your Virtual College Chapter: This webinar is for IGNITE College Chapter leaders. Keeping your chapter members engaged during a virtual reality is new to us all. Watch to learn more about activities that you can create to keep your chapter members engaged.

How to work remotely: Virtual everything is the new normal. IGNITE shares effective strategies to work at home: from setting up your home office to keeping motivated. Don't just survive the new WFH reality - thrive!

Get ready for Census 2020: Get ready for Census 2020 with IGNITE and Community ConnectLabs! In this webinar, you will learn about the importance of the upcoming Census count, and we will share our expertise on how you or your college chapters can help ensure everyone is included in the upcoming Census count. 

Make a plan to GOTV in the 2020 Primary Election: Get ready to rock the vote on your campus with Rock the Vote and IGNITE! #IGNITEtheVote In this webinar, Melissa will share her expertise on how you or your college chapter can host a successful Voter Activation event and help us reach our goal of registering hundreds of thousands of voters in time for the 2020 election. Hosted by Melissa Wyatt, Rock the Vote Policy Associate.

Making Census 2020 Count: Census 2020 is coming! An undercount could cause your state to lose representatives in Congress, and billions of dollars for social services that are distributed based on the census. Learn more about what is at stake and how YOU can get involved. 

IGNITE Fellowship: 411 on the Role, Responsibilities, & how to Apply

Harness the power of digital fundraising and small-dollar donors (Part I | Part II): The 2018 elections made it clear that investing in small-dollar donors is more than a feel-good idea — it’s a winning strategy. This is especially true in state and local races that don’t cost as much as federal races and are not always in the spotlight. A few dollars can go a long way toward resources at the local level, and a passionate grassroots supporter base will spread the word about your campaign more enthusiastically than any reporter. Learn how to develop a strong digital fundraising strategy, a base of grassroots supporters, and harness the power of small-dollar donors! Hosted in partnership with ActBlue.

Courage to Run: Training for our Democracy: Democracy is the ultimate marathon. To be successful on the trail ahead, we develop a strong "inner game" just like elite athletes. In this fast-paced, highly interactive webinar, learn how Courage to Run is empowering women across America with the tactical and soft skills to be powerful political players. And, learn five quick, evidence-based strategies that fit within your day-to-day political life that focus mindset, build endurance, hone heartfelt vision, connect with fierce courage, and fuel your self-care.


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