Your Campaign Message: The Story of Us and Now in the Personal Narrative

This is the final installment of our blog series on the role of the personal narrative in your campaign message. If you haven't already, be sure to read parts one and two before reading part three! Storytelling and Structure Before we dive into the stories of us and now, let's quickly review what we've learned so far. In part one, [...]

May 8th, 2018

Your Campaign Message: The Personal Narrative and Story of Self

Story Structure & Story of Self

This is part two of our blog series on the role of the personal narrative in your campaign message. If you haven’t already, be sure to read part one to get started! A Quick Recap Let’s quickly review the importance of storytelling and how your personal narrative fits in. In part one, we went over the difference between storytelling and speechmaking: [...]

May 1st, 2018

How to Run for Office: What’s Your Message

Message box. Story of self. Public narrative.  Your campaign message. These are all terms you may have heard before that will help you create your message in your attempt to connect with your voters and fellow citizens. You’ve got wonderful reasons for running. You've got passion. You’ve got amazing qualifications. You have developed complex opinions about the issues that face [...]

January 29th, 2018

What is the National Democratic Training Committee?

We Train Dems.

What is the National Democratic Training Committee? Well, it is our goal to create the ultimate political candidate training tool and resource center for any Democrat running for office anywhere in the country. The strategies and tactics of modern campaigns apply across the spectrum of elections. Big. Small. State. Local. It doesn’t matter if you want to run for school board, [...]

April 9th, 2017