Session Type(s): Training
Training Tag(s): Basic Online Organizing
Starts: Thursday, Aug. 13 11:00 AM (Eastern)
Ends: Thursday, Aug. 13 11:50 AM (Eastern)
How can you effectively drive change when you can’t meet in person? In this training, learn from NGP VAN + EveryAction’s Sierra Jackson and Ashley Wilson about utilizing the most effective tools and ensure remote advocacy success. We’ll dive into using Click-to-Call, Zoom Integration, Virtual Phone Banking and more to drive more volunteer actions, make more calls, and get your organization closer to making change. This training is sponsored by NGP VAN + EveryAction.
Sierra Jackson is the Director of the Advocacy and Social Movement Partnerships team for the digital platform EveryAction, which supports some of the nation’s largest political advocacy campaigns on behalf of clients like the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, NAACP and thousands of other national and local partners. Having spent over a decade in the field of technology, Sierra has spent the last 6 years supporting digital campaigns and related technologies. Prior to joining EveryAction, Sierra was a part of the advocacy partnerships team at Change.org team where she supported clients based in both the US and Europe.
Ashley Wilson is the Director of State and Local campaigns at NGP VAN. In this role, she assists Democratic organizations such as the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, EMILY’s LIST, Democratic Municipal Officials, and political campaigns with the digital tools needed to organize, fundraise and get out the vote. Ashley has spent several years working on political and issue campaigns at every level. She started her political campaign experience working with the Obama for American campaign in 2008. Prior to joining NGP VAN, Ashley was a field organizer for Hillary For America in NY.