Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 5 p.m.
An Evening of Debates
at The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
YWCA of WNY Inc. (YWCA) along with City & State and the Partnership for the Public Good (PPG) will be hosting An Evening of Debates at The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court, Buffalo, NY 14216 on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 5pm.
Participants will include Assemblyman Sean Ryan, Erie Co. Legislator Betty Jean Grant, New York Sen. Timothy Kennedy, among other candidates from Assembly Districts 147 & 149, Senate District 60 (Invited) and the 27th Congressional District of New York (Invited).
This event will be free of charge and open to the press.
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Saturday, June 16, 2012, 5 p.m.
Candidate College 2012
Candidate College Demonstrates How Anyone Can Run for Elected Office
National, Local Experts Gather in Buffalo to Share Expertise from Across the Political Spectrum
Press Release (PDF)
Partnership for Public Good (PPG), YWCA of WNY, New York Civic, City & State newspaper, and New York Policy Forum will present a Candidate College in June. The Candidate College is non-partisan and has no ideological litmus test to participate. It is meant to provide those interested in running for public office, or those interested in participating in a campaign in other ways, the knowledge they need to run. Men and women are welcome to participate. The goal is simple: increase the number of strong, well-prepared candidates running for elected office at every level.
- Saturday, June 16th 2012
- 8:30–5:00 PM
- YWCA of WNY, 1005 Grant Street (between Amherst & Military)
Topics will include nuts-and-bolts issues like fundraising, advertising, and canvassing, as well as important considerations such as the effect of campaigning (and winning) on a candidate's spouse and family. To get more information or to register call YWCA of WNY at 716.852.6120 ext. 122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Also find details at our Facebook page and www.ppgbuffalo.org.
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Reception Featuring Congresswoman Kathy Hochul
Larkin at Exchange, 5:30 p.m.
In June of 2009, The YWCA of Western New York, Inc. announced the revival of the Institute for Public Leadership (IPL). Our YWCA had the largest program in the country with nearly 500 women going through the program to run for judge, legislative office and be campaign managers. Most of the women in office today in WNY went through our program.
Sponsors of events have included: The Women’s TAP Fund and the WNY Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of The State of NY.
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