Join us for the thirteenth episode of Answering the Call as we talk to Rita Casaverde, Jen Ford, Quinn Brady and Emma Sullivan about working and volunteering for a political campaign.

You march, you vote, and you are engaged with your community – now is the time to bring your civic engagement to the next level. One of the most impactful ways to make a difference is to elect leaders you believe will fight for you and your community. Our panelists are veterans of campaigning, and they want you to get involved too! Join us for a talk about different roles within the campaign, what the best role for you might be, and how campaigning will be different this year due to the pandemic.

About Our Panelists

Rita Casaverde
Born and raised in Peru, Rita Casaverde has been an activist since her years in the Andes of Peru preserving endemic forests with rural communities. She moved to San Luis Obispo County in 2012 and had to start from scratch. New language, new system, new friends, new circles. Passionate about climate and equality, Rita joined local advocacy groups like Women’s March SLO, Climate Reality SLO, among others, bringing new perspectives to tackle systemic issues. Rita recently became an American citizen and her current passion is bringing awareness about political activism as a tool for change.

Jen Ford
Running for student council in elementary school sparked her interest in local politics. After holding various school offices, Jen would go on to become PTA President of her children’s elementary school. She is a co-founder and strategist of Rock Harbor Marketing, co-founder of Women’s March SLO, and team member on various political campaigns. 

Quinn Brady
As a community organizer, coalition builder and advocate, Quinn Brady is an uplifter of people, policies and progress. She has spent the last decade and a half working across a spectrum of grassroots projects, non-profit organizations and political campaigns focused on social justice, immigration, climate action, community connection and electing bold leaders. Quinn is a proud mom of three rambunctious kids who inspire and motivate her work everyday. 

Emma Sullivan
A recently graduated Cal Poly alumni, Emma has been active in SLO County politics through the Cal Poly Democrats and Planned Parenthood Generation Action clubs, as well as the SLO County Democratic Party. She has volunteered on several local political campaigns, including a campaign for congressional seat, assembly seat and county supervisor seat. Emma cares deeply about social justice and working to elect leaders from marginalized communities, including BIPOC, immigrants, womxn, LGBTQIA folx, working people, and more.

We look forward to “seeing” you on Wednesday, August 5 from 5:30pm – 6:15pm. Scroll down for the zoom meeting information.

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Topic: Answering the Call – Volunteering for a Political Campaign
Time: Aug 5, 2020 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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