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CCDC ACADEMY: DEMOCRATS LEARNING TO WIN - AND LEAD

Visit this page to learn about training opportunities, view our courses, see the Training Schedule Calendar, and register for training courses.

CCDC Training Academy is provided as a learning resource center for Chester County Democratic Committee (CCDC) members, volunteers, candidates, elected officials and supporters.

Training courses are developed and taught by experienced instructors to our stakeholders. Training options include in-person (on-site), virtual (real-time), and self-paced (PDF presentation files, or recorded and accessible through a private YouTube CCDC Academy channel). Suggestions for improvements to courses and the training program are always welcome.

Here you may browse available courses, register for scheduled training, or request access link to pre-recorded material. Courses are listed by topic and we include suggested curriculum by role (candidate, committee person, volunteer, CCDC member, etc.).

SAMPLE COURSE SELECTIONS BY CATEGORY

Launching & Running an Election Campaign

Candidates ‘First Stop’
Nominating Petitions (Do’s and Don’ts)
Messaging
Campaign Finance
Field Organization
Fundraising
Social Media
Press Relations

Local Zone Operations

Zone Organization (meetings, bylaws, getting volunteers, communications)
Social Media
Fundraising
Community Outreach
Robert’s Rules
Legislative Action

Committee Person Support

VoteBuilder Basics
Advanced VoteBuilder
Committeeperson Basics
Committeeperson Advanced

CCDC Academy training calendar

June 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • LGBT Pride Month begins
  • Zone 1 monthly meeting
2
3
  • "A Courageous Conversation on RACE"
  • Westtown, Thornbury, Birmingham Dems (Zone 6)
4
  • Endless summer Zoom Picnic - East Whiteland and Charlestown Dems
5
6
  • D-Day June 6 1944
  • anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's death
7
  • Help is Here - Promoting The American Rescue Plan
  • East Whiteland & Charlestown (Zone 13) meeting
  • Northern Chesco Democratic Committee = zone 11
8
9
  • Western Chester County Dems (Zone 2)
10
  • “Institutionalized Disadvantage: Justice Reform”
  • CCDC Communications Committee
  • Central Chesco Dems (Zone 10)
  • OxGrove Dems (Zone 3) monthly meeting
  • Kennett Area Democrats (CCDC zone 8) meeting
11
12
13
14
  • A Citizen’s Perspective: Racial Bias in Our Criminal Justice System
15
  • 2021 CCDC Annual Golf Outing at Downingtown Country Club
16
  • Tredyffrin Dems (Zone 12) Monthly Meeting
  • West Goshen Dems (zone 18)
17
  • Rep. Dianne Herrin: Virtual Senior Expo for Greater West Chester Area
  • East Goshen Democrats (CCDC zone 17)
  • West Whiteland Zone 14 monthly meeting
  • Easttown Dem Committee (zone 15) meeting
18
  • Juneteenth observed, Chesco offices closed, US holiday for the first time!
  • Endless summer Zoom Picnic - East Whiteland and Charlestown Dems
19
  • Juneteenth events - Kennett Square area
  • Juneteenth, commemorating end of slavery in the US
  • Juneteenth / Freedom Day
  • Juneteenth National Freedom Day events - Phoenixville
  • West Chester Alliance for Social Justice’s Juneteenth Festival
20
  • Father's Day
  • Juneteenth events - Kennett Square area
21
  • Phoenixville Democrats (zone 19)
22
  • Commissioners to dedicate the Senator Andrew Dinniman Garden
  • Bradford Democrats (zone 7)
23
  • CCDC Communications Committee
  • CCDC executive committee
24
  • East Whiteland / Charlestown Dems Happy Hour
  • Rep. Melissa Shusterman (D-157) in-person fundraiser
25
  • CCDC "Back Together" picnic
26
27
28
29
  • Caln*Downingtown*East Caln Democrats (Zone 5) Meeting
30

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(610) 692-5811

37 South High St.
    West Chester, PA 19382


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