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CALPIRG Winter Lobby Conference Agenda

By Jenn Engstrom
Organizing Director

CALPIRG Students is holding our Winter Lobby Conference next weekend in Davis and Sacramento. We're bringing students from across the state together for dicussions and trainings on organizing skills to make an impact on our campaigns to push for more clean energy, fight hunger, and promote democracy. The weekend is following by a Lobby Day in Sacramento were we'll get a chance to meet with state legislators and their staff on our current camapigns. 

March 4th-6th. 
University of California, Davis 


Saturday March 4th

4pm – Welcome and intros
4:30pm – State of the state, Chapter chair reports
5pm – Campaign breakouts
6pm – Wrap up


9:30am - Fundraising Pledge Drive update and debrief
10:15am - Workshop A
11:15am - break 
11:30 am - Workshop B
12:30pm – Summer canvass jobs panel
1:15 pm - lunch
2:15 – Rebranding Discussion
3:15 – Budget overview 
3:45pm – break
4pm – Campaign updates from advocates  
4:30pm - Lobby Day Prep 
6pm – Wrap up

Workshop Options 


How to be a great chapter chair

How to pitch people on taking on leadership

How to build a coalition 

Public Speaking

How to make a campaign plan 

How to plan an event 

Trainer Training 

Getting the media to come to your events