Writing Letters to the Editor that Actually Get Published
June 24 @ 7:30 pm

This volunteer-led skills team will focus on writing letters to the editor and having them published, along with other media work. The purpose of this skills team is to inspire individuals about the importance of spreading American Promises’ message through letters to the editor and other media to win the 28th Amendment. This team is led by Ann Drumm. The team meetings occur on the fourth Thursday of the month.

Coffee & Chat for Healthcare Professionals for American Promise
June 21 @ 8:00 pm

We invite HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS interested in learning more about using your expertise in healthcare to highlight the problem of money in politics by joining this virtual meeting of our new National Healthcare Network for American Promise.

Friend Banking Team Call
June 17 @ 7:30 pm

Please Join Minnesota Chapter Leader Vicki Barnes and Jodi Holden to learn about Friend Banking and the importance of bringing new people in to American Promise.

The purpose of this Friend Banking Team is 1) to inspire you about the importance of bringing new people into American Promise to join in fulfilling our mission to win the 28th Amendment 2) to help you be a more confident and enthusiastic spokesperson for our work, and 3) to provide a structure of ongoing support to assist you in succeeding.

American Promise Ohio Team Meeting
June 17 @ 7:00 pm

Join American Promise members from throughout Ohio as we work toward building support for a constitutional amendment to get unlimited and hidden money out of elections and policy-making.

Register in advance for this meeting here!

Using Social Media to Forward the 28th Amendment Training
June 16 @ 7:30 pm
The Social Media team will focus on the effective use of social media. Social media is a nuanced tool that will help bring new people into American Promise. Throughout the Social Media Team sessions, we will be learning how to reach a larger audience through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Emails. This training is led by American Promise’s Communications Coordinator Zyeisha Allen with the ongoing team beginning the following month and led by Monica Rodriguez. The team calls will occur on the first Thursday of the month.
Advocating for getting money out of politics in Virginia
June 15 @ 5:30 pm

Interested in an update on the money pouring into Virginia elections? We’re going to have record spending on candidates this year.

Join us for a review of what money is moving into which races/from whom. Then let’s explore what we as Virginia citizens can do to take action to push for campaign finance reform. We will be joined by two American staff members: 1) Alan LaPolice, AP’s new state manager who will inform us what is happening around the country; and 2) John McCrea, responsible for the AP national business network. Let’s learn how we can do effective advocacy, engaging with the business community in Virginia to raise all of our voices.

Getting Elected Officials to Act Team Call
June 10 @ 7:30 pm
This team will continue with ongoing monthly meetings to support one another in having breakthroughs in moving your elected officials up the champion scale from opposed, neutral, or supporter all the way up to advocate, leader, and eventually champion. This team call is led by Marie HenselderKimmel and Vicki Barnes. These team calls occur on the second Thursday of the month.
Letters to the Editor call
May 27 @ 7:30 pm
The purpose of this Letters to the Editor Team is 1) to inspire you about the importance of spreading our message through letters to the editor and other media to win the 28th Amendment 2) to help you be a more confident and enthusiastic letter writer and media activist for our work, and 3) to provide a structure of ongoing support to assist you in succeeding.

 

The Letters to the Editor call is led by Ann Drumm. Their next meeting is Thursday, May 27th at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. To register for the call click here.

American Promise Ohio Work Session
May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Join Ohio organizers as we work toward ratifying a constitutional amendment to get big money out of politics. Healthy democracy groups, businesses, and elected officials join together toward this cross-partisan goal.

Register in advance for this meeting

Planning & Organizing Events Training
May 26 @ 7:30 pm
The purpose of this “Organizing Events that Forward a 28th Amendment Training” is 1) to inspire you about the importance of spreading our message and getting people in action to win the 28th Amendment through organizing events 2) to help you be a more confident and enthusiastic event organizer for our work, and 3) to provide a structure of ongoing support to assist you in succeeding.

 

The Planning and Hosting Events Training,  hosted by  Marnie Walsh, will be Wednesday, May 26th at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. See below to register for the training.  The Team will be led by Laura Knipmeyer and Ann Drumm starting in June.