Blog: We hosted our first Elected Officials Summit

This past Sunday, we brought together our state and local elected leaders for the first time for a day of leadership development and political training. The training was rooted in New Politics’ trademark Leading with Purpose methodology, and consisted of workshops on communications and fundraising strategy. The elected leaders also spent time connecting with each other and building best practices while sharing insights from their experiences in office. New Politics supported each of these leaders when they ran for office, and we continue to provide them with support and training now that they are in elected office. Our first State & Local Leaders Summit was a great opportunity to provide training and build community, and we look forward to continuing to grow this movement at the state and local levels and connect service leaders from across the country. 

Learn more about the leaders who were in attendance:

State Representative Matt Wilhelm
City Councilmember Rysheema Dixon
School Board Member Maggie Bove-Lamonica
State Representative David Crowley
State Representative James Talarico
State Representative Joe Tate
State Representative Jonathan Brostoff
State Senator Tizzy Lockman
School Board Member Paula Phillips
State Representative David Bowen

We were also joined by former State Representative Juana Matias, who shared insights from her time at the state house and her campaign for Congress.

Thank you to all the leaders who attended for your hard work and dedication!


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