2020 Electoral Activism Training Academy

September 26 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

DAYLONG EVENT | FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

**Including a Lunch Panel Celebrating the Centenary of 19th Amendment Ratification**

Cosponsored by

ABOUT THE EVENT

In collaboration with Columbia School of Social Work, the Latino Leadership Institute offers a daylong virtual training to mobilize the social work community to get out the vote, including sessions on building a message and handling media. Speakers will include Jerry Goldfeder, Esq., Steve Kramer, Juan Manuel Benitez, Eli Valentin, and Mike Nieves.

The training also includes the lunchtime panel “Celebrating the Centenary of Many Women’s Right to Vote in the U.S.,” to be moderated by current CSSW student Sarah Jamgotch and featuring several women who are elected officials or union leaders:

  • Leticia James, Attorney General of New York
  • Mathylde Frontus, New York State Assemblymember
  • Gloria Middleton, President of Communications Workers of America Local 1180
  • Samelys Lopez, graduate of Latino Leadership Institute
  • Diana Ayala, New York City Council
  • Shareese Debouse, Transport Workers Union Local 100