ACTION ALERT: ICIRR Wants YOU for Candidate School
You Could Run for Office...
A message from our partners at ICIRR:
The applications have started coming in... We have Latino, Chinese, Arab, Polish, and Filipino applicants from Chicago to Waukegan to Aurora...
NOW, WE WANT YOU! The deadline is Monday, June 20th. No applications received after Monday, June 20th will be accepted.
We are looking for immigrants and the children of immigrants who are dedicated to their communities and are interested in helping to increase the representation of immigrants in public office.
SAVE THE DATE: FIRST TRAINING: JULY 9TH-10TH $150 – Limited Spots – APPLY NOW! (Scholarships also available)
Our first training is called “Ready to Lead" and will be held in Chicago at DePaul’s downtown campus. Saturday to Sunday, July 9th-10th. All day. This training is for potential candidates and other immigrant leaders who want to learn in-depth electoral skills: communications, creating a power map of your community, intro to policy and field operations.
Spots are limited; this is a selective application process. You will be working with the best electoral trainers in the country, who have developed a curriculum specifically designed for our communities. The cost of the training is $150, and includes all meals and materials (scholarships are also available).
To apply or get more information, visit: www.icirr.org/candidate Click on the blue button that says APPLY NOW!
Contact Stephen Smith (773.444.9557, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Artemio Arreola (847.338.5821 to host a presentation in your community or for more information.
Thanks to our co-sponsors: CAIR-Chicago, the Asian-American Action Fund, Coalition for a Better Chinese-American Community, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago, the Fr. Gary Graff Center, SEIU Local 1, Illinois Immigrant Action, Interfaith Leadership Project, Polish American Association, United African Organization, Project Mobilize, Mujeres Latinas