Dare to Run is proud to host events in the community to expand our reach to young women who are interested in running for public office. e
Dare to Run Winter Networking Reception - January 11, 2019
Dare to Run hosted its first event of 2019 - the winter Networking Reception! We had a presentation on Dare to Run's training program for 2019, including a discussion of currilculm and courses that will be available to all participants. We engaged in a nonpartisan discussion about all of the 2020 Presidential Candidates and closed with some strategies for how to augment the number of women running for office across New York and the country.
International Women's Day Panel: #Womenlead: How to Diversify the Pipeline of Women Leaders Across Racial, Ethnic and Party Lines: March 6, 2019
To commemorate International Women's Day 2019, Dare to Run hosted a panel with women from the Democratic, Republican and Independent parties to discuss the importance of diversification of women leaders across racial, ethnic and party lines in light of unprecedented victories for women at the federal and state levels of public office. The conversation that ensued was a tripartisan discussion about how to give women of all political ideologies the tools and resources they need to run successful campaigns for public office.
Dare to Fundraise: Seminar for Women: April 30, 2019
On April 30, 2019, Dare to Run hosted a seminar on fundraising for women candidates in New York City. The seminar was intended to be a pop-up of the Dare to Run Women's Leadership Certificate Program. For Part 1, Rachel Edelman, fouunder of RE Event Consultants, gave a presentation to participants about the importance of fundraising for women in both the nonprofit and the political sector. She addressed questions from the audience about the importance of fundraising and how to overcome your fears as candidates for public office. Part 2 featured breakout sessions with legislators and nonprofit fundraising professionals from across New York City. Legislators included Councilwoman Alicka Ampry Samuel of District 41 in Brooklyn, Councilwoman Debi Rose of District 49 in Staten Island, and the Honorable Christine Pellegrino of Assembly District 9 in Nassau/Suffolk County. Nonprofit Fundraising experts included Steve Fox, Jessica Kelly, and Jennifer Maertz, former candidate for NYS Senate District 1.
Dare to Run: Summer Karaoke Party: July 27, 2019
On July 27, 2019, Dare to Run hosted a summer Karaoke Party at Karaoke One7 in Manhattan as a fundraiser. We had friends come out from all five boroughs to join us for singing in support of women who want to run for office.