Online Trainings

DFA Night Schools are free, interactive trainings that allow anyone to learn the skills to win and create change from the comfort of your own home or office.

Most Recent Training: June 24, 2020
Using Expansive Messaging

In this edition we were joined by some of our progressive U.S. Candidates candidates, including two members of the Squad, who help explain the importance of expansive messaging. 

Watch as DFA's Communications Director Neil Sroka, Rep.Ayanna Pressley, Keeda Hayes, and Rep. Rashid Tlaib offer an inspirational introduction to expansive campaigning moderated by DFA Political Director Mondale Robinson, with assistance from DFA CEO Yvette Simpson!

Past Events

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Night School: Running Expansive Campaigns (5/13/2020)

Night School: Building Reflective Democracy - Voter Targeting and Expanding the Electorate (5/17/2017)

Night School: Building a Reflective Democracy - The Story of Us and Now (4/13/2017)

Night School: So you want to run for office? Considering and Launching Your Run (3/9/2017)

Night School: Internal Systems and Operations (9/7/2016)

Night School: Launching a Powerhouse Finance Team (8/31/2016)

Night School: Creating the Narrative (8/25/2016)

Night School: Reflective Democracy and Organizer Math (8/17/2016)

Night School: Building a People-Powered Campaign (8/10/2016)

Night School: Online to offline mobilization (6/26/2014)

Night School: Online fundraising (6/25/2014)

Night School: Developing an online strategy (6/24/2014)

Night School: Writing KickA Emails (6/23/2014)

Night School: Crisis Management (5/8/2014)

Night School: Paid & Earned Media (5/6/2014)

Night School: Developing a Campaign Message (5/5/2014)

Night School: Putting the Voterfile to Work (4/17/2014)

Night School: Precinct Organizing (4/16/2014)

Night School: Running an Effective Volunteer Program (4/15/2014)

Night School: Targeting Your Voter Universe (4/14/2014)

Night School: Budget & Finance Planning (3/20/2014)

Night School: Fundraising Tactics (3/19/2014)

Night School: Making the Ask (3/18/2014)

Night School: Targeting Your Donors (3/17/2014)

Campus Empowerment Training: Democracy in Action (2/18/2014)

Campus Empowerment Training: Fundraising (2/17/2014)

Campus Empowerment Training: Groundswell (2/12/2014)

Campus Empowerment Training: Running & Winning (2/10/2014)

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