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Women’s caucuses hold campaign workshop

Friday, May 17, 2019

The Hays County Women’s Political Caucus and the National Women’s Political Caucus-Texas, a multi-partisan organization, will hold a campaign training workshop on Saturday, June 29 for future candidates for office and campaign workers.

Registration is $25 per person and includes breakfast snacks and lunch. Participants are asked to register by June 21. The training will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 130 W. Holland Street, San Marcos on June 29. Donors are providing scholarships for women under age 30.

The workshop will include sessions on the nuts and bolts of campaign organization, public speaking, managing campaigns, and effective use of social media.

Donna Blevins, the president of the National Women’s Political Caucus-Texas, will give the keynote address at noon.

A panel of elected officials will discuss their paths to success in the afternoon.

For more information or to request a scholarship, please contact Melissa Millecam, campaign training chair, at or Diane Laumer, caucus president, at

Registration forms may be downloaded from the HCWPC Facebook page or the website. Participants may mail payment to HCWPC, 415 N. Guadalupe Street, Box 420, San Marcos, Tx 78666.

The campaign training event is sponsored, in part, through a grant from the National Women’s Political Caucus Foundation.

Founded in 1973, the Hays County Women’s Political Caucus (HCWPC) strives to increase women’s participation in the political process and to identify, recruit, train and support progressive feminist candidates for election and appointment to public office.

The HCWPC supports equal rights for all individuals regardless of race, age, gender, religion, ethnic origin, ability, sexual orientation or immigration status; ensuring reproductive freedom and health care services; achieving quality dependent care, and eradicating violence, poverty and discrimination.

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