It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard 2016 GOTV Skill Trainings

October 18, 2016


AAUW and the AAUW Action Fund It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard campaign harnesses the power of AAUW members to register and turn out millennial women voters nationwide at a time when, research shows, young women are less likely to vote. With Election Day rapidly approaching, it’s time for your branch to spring into action to help get-out-the-vote (GOTV) in 2016.

In this series of three webinar trainings, you will learn all the information and resources you need to register, educate, and turn out voters. Register for one or attend all three and help to make a difference this Election Day!


Voter Registration: It’s My Vote Training Part I

Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time: 7–8 p.m. ET

With National Voter Registration Day scheduled for September 27, there’s no time like the present to plan a voter registration drive in your community! In the first of a three part series, you will learn everything you need to know to host a successful event including tips for maximizing your reach, opportunities to seize, and information about voting rights and protection efforts in the state.

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Voter Education: It’s My Vote Training Part II

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time: 7–8 p.m. ET

Each election cycle, AAUW members seek to provide all women voters with the information they need to cast their ballots. With so much at stake in this election, our efforts are needed across the country. At this one hour training, you will learn the ins and outs of a successful voter education campaign and tips for you to employ in your branch this fall. Between hosting candidate forums, attending town halls, making use of voter guides, and bird dogging candidates, there are so many ways you can help ensure that women voters are educated, able to exercise their right, and encouraged to do so on Election Day.

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Turning Out the Vote on Election Day: It’s My Vote Training Part III

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Time: 7–8 p.m.

Once you’ve helped to register and educate eligible voters, how can you ensure that they show up to the polls? Find out in this one hour webinar, which is the final training of our three part series. You will learn the crucial actions necessary to turning out voters on Election Day and actionable strategies for following up with and getting out the vote via the It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard campaign.

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