For the first time ever, FairVote and Voter Choice Massachusetts will be co-hosting a region-wide summit to grow the Ranked Choice Voting movement throughout Massachusetts, and across New England and the greater Northeastern US. If you've been wanting to become an activist for ranked choice voting, but weren't sure how, this is the event for you.
Meet with other election reform leaders from across the country
Train to become a community leader on ranked choice voting
Learn how to run a ballot initiative campaign
Hear from experts in the ranked choice voting community
Connect with different election reformers to see how RCV fits into the election reform movement
Strategize with others in your state to build and grow an organization
We will be hosting a day of action on Saturday, August 11th at the Jazz and Roots Festival in Springfield, where new activists will learn how to canvass from the pros during a canvasser training session in the morning, and then put their skills straight to use by helping us sign up new supporters at the festival.
Then, on Sunday, August 12th, we'll be hosting a full day workshop in Holyoke at the MGHPCC building, with lectures, brainstorming sessions, and other deep strategy agenda items. Agenda will be emailed to anyone who RSVPs below!
Day of Action: Saturday, August 11th at 10AM (tentative)
Activist Summit: August 12, 2018 at 9am – 4pm
Day of Action: Jazz and Roots Festival in Springfield
Court Square, Springfield MA
*Parking will be $5 for the entire day at either the 91 South Garage or the Civic Center garage, both are located 1.5 blocks from Court Square the festival site. It's a little over 0.7 miles from the brand new Springfield bus station, if anyone needs public transit.
Activist Summit: Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center