Community Organizing Brown Bag– Ballot Campaign Basics

From local ballot initiatives on issues like transit and mental health funding to statewide campaign on gerrymandering or worker rights, ballot campaigns are an important tool for social change. What are the basic techniques to plan, carry out, and win when you take an issue directly to the voters?

Jeff Irwin is a former Michigan State Representative and County Commissioner. He has worked on the local level on issues such as the 2014 transit millage and currently serves as political director for the statewide ballot campaign the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol.*

When: Tue, October 24, 2017 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

Where: 

Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice

1414 Hill Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Cost: Suggested donation $10 members, $20 non-members. REGISTER HERE

Details: info@icpj.org, 734-663-1870.

Location and Parking: ICPJ’s office is located behind the Ann Arbor Friends Meeting, just east of Washtenaw Avenue. Limited on-site parking is available, accessed from alley in rear between Lincoln and Olivia. Additional parking available on-street.

* Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice has not taken a position on the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol’s ballot initiative.