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Camp Wellstone returning to Seattle: Don’t miss an outstanding training opportunity

Camp Wellstone, the signature training offered by the organizing geniuses at Wellstone Action, is returning to Seattle for the sixth or seventh consecutive year – I’m losing track :) – about a month from now.

The 2011 camp will take place at Seattle Pacific University on May 13th, 14th, and 15th. (SPU is actually where it was held when I participated back in 2005.) Registration is open now, and rates are very reasonable (it’s based on ability to pay). There are three tracks:

  • Electoral Campaigns: Tools and Tactics for Success
  • Citizen Activism: Grassroots Advocacy and Organizing
  • Being a Candidate: How to Run and Win a Progressive Campaign

All the tracks are excellent – they’re just a bit different in what they cover. The first track is ideal for any activist planning to work on a campaign in the near future. The second is ideal for activists who are engaged in working on issues long-term. And the third is perfect for any progressive planning to run for office.

Most of NPI’s staff and board have been to a Camp Wellstone, whether in Seattle or another city. Without a doubt, it is the best training opportunity an activist can take advantage of. It is incredibly empowering and rewarding.

We simply can’t recommend it enough.

If you’re not already a Camp Wellstone alumni, you need to become one. We urge you to register today and claim your spot. Don’t miss out!

One Comment

  1. Patricia Myers
    Posted April 12th, 2011 at 3:34 AM | Permalink

    This is really a great opportunity for everyone to learn organizing skills. Share this information with any friends you know who wish to get a comprehensive introduction to working on issues and running for office.