Madam President Camp : Civic Engagement Program : Institute for Human Development : University of Missouri - Kansas City

Civic Engagement Program

There are many wonderful things that will never be done, if you don't do them.  Charles D. Gill


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Campaign 101 is a nonpartisan political training that is neutral on issues and races.

  • Make a personal assessment of readiness to run;
  • Identify a race that meets your personal passion and interests;
  • Learn campaign logistics including characteristics of an effective mailer, strategy for absentee voters, and election day operations;

  • Develop a fund-raising strategy;
  • Articulate your campaign platform;
  • Leverage the media; and
  • Practice speech skills.
  • Date:

    4 week session beginning Wednesdays, April 23, 2014 and ending Wednesday, May 14, 2014. 


    5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


    UMKC Administrative Center

    5115 Oak St. Kansas City, MO 64110


    $160 includes all materials, snacks AND chocolate.

    More information


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    Betty Knight, Republican and former Presiding Commissioner of Platte Co., MO

    Carol Marinovich, Democrat, and former Mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte Co., KS. and Kansas City, KS.

    Julie Warm, Director UMKC Civic Engagement Program


    Register now

    To register:  follow the link above, 

    At the top of the page, click on the tab 'calendar', scroll down a bit and find the April 2014 calendar. Select April 23.

    Register by selecting a username/ password and providing contact information. If you are a returning user, just log in. Pay online, send a check or call with the credit card information. 

    Alternatively, download the flyer and mail in your registration information with payment.

    Contact Info

    Julie Warm, Ph.D.

    UMKC Civic Engagement Program

    215 West Pershing Rd., 6th floor

    Kansas City, MO  64108