CAIR-Chicago’s Governmental Relations Coordinator Attends Electoral Training Retreat

CAIR-Chicago’s Governmental Relations Coordinator Sadiya Ahmed attended an electoral training retreat in Mundelein, Illinois on January 20 and 21.The two day retreat, sponsored by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR), focused on the details of how to run an electoral campaign where sessions were led by Wellstone Academy. Participants were taught the insides of progressive politics and effective ways to run phone banking operations, issue-based campaigns, and direct voter contact campaigns as well how to effectively use limited resources. The training was held to prepare participants for the upcoming Illinois primary and general elections which are fast approaching. For more information on getting involved in the elections and helping with CAIR-Chicago’s voter registration drives, contact Sadiya Ahmed at: gov.relations@cairchicago.org.

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