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Posted on Nov 10, 2013 in Press Releases, RNC

RNC Hosts “Blackboard to Blacktop: Getting Ready to Run” Workshop in Philadelphia

WASHINGTON – On Friday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) will bring the “Blackboard to Blacktop: Getting Ready to Run” educational workshop for women to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event will include sessions on improving grassroots operations, communications, fundraising efforts, networking and social media. The workshop is for all Republican women who are eager to become leaders in politics.

“The previous ‘Blackboard to Blacktop: Getting Ready to Run’ workshops have been very successful in working towards our goal of encouraging more women to get involved in politics and giving them the tools to succeed,” said RNC Co-Chair Sharon Day. “I’m excited that the female participants of the workshop in Philadelphia will hear from statewide elected officials as they share their stories with other women looking to be involved in the political process.” The “Blackboard to Blacktop: Getting Ready to Run” workshop will be held Friday, November 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The ongoing program will continue with an event in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, November 9th . Previous sessions were held in Providence, Chicago, Orlando, Denver and Seattle. For more information please visit and follow along on Twitter: @GOP, @SharonDay and Facebook


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