Adam Kassulke

  • rsvped for Green Campaign Training School 2018-03-01 21:46:54 -0600

    Green Campaign Training School

    The Wisconsin Green Party is hosting a one-day Green Campaign Training School on Saturday April 7th in Milwaukee for anyone who is interested in running for office as a Green or working on a Green campaign. We highly encourage people who are planning to run for office (or considering a campaign) to attend together with their prospective campaign managers and other key team members. The campaign school is also open to anyone who wants to support Green campaigns and would like to gain the skills and knowledge needed to be an essential part of a campaign team.

    The curriculum of this intensive day-long training will include:

    • how to plan for a winning campaign
    • developing a campaign strategy
    • assembling a campaign team
    • the roles of the candidate and campaign manager
    • defining a message
    • getting the message out
    • budgeting and fundraising
    • technology and social media

    and more.

    The Green Party seeks to empower regular people to run for office and break down the barriers that prevent people from taking part in politics, government, and the decisions that affect our daily lives. To that end, this campaign school will be free and open to the public. Greens from outside Wisconsin are welcome as well. Although participation does not necessarily imply Green Party support, information will be provided to participants about the process for seeking Green endorsement.

    The Green Campaign Training School will be held on Saturday April 7th from 12 noon to 8 pm at the First Unitarian Society at 1342 N Astor Street, Milwaukee. The event will be livestreamed and recorded. For maximum benefit, we recommend that prospective candidates and their team members attend in person. Attendees should register as soon as possible so that organizers have ample time to make arrangements and send important information. Refreshments, coffee and tea, and a late lunch will be provided on-site (with a $5 donation requested to cover food costs).

    Click here to see the event on Facebook and invite friends!

    Contact WIGP co-chair Dave Schwab at if you have any questions. Mark your calendar and don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to lead the way to a better world!

    We need volunteers at the Campaign Training School to help with simple tasks like serving food and cleaning up - if you can help out, please check the box to volunteer when you RSVP.

    April 07, 2018 at 12pm
    First Unitarian Society
    1342 N Astor St
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    United States
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  • wants to volunteer 2017-11-21 14:20:08 -0600


    The Wisconsin Green Party is seeking members to actively participate in the work of the party by joining our committees and teams.

    If you would like to get involved, please use the below form to indicate the committee(s) or team(s) you would like to join and submit a statement of interest describing: your involvement in the Green Party, other relevant political or activist experience, your motivation for getting involved, your availability, and any other information you consider relevant.

    Descriptions of Committees and Teams

    Membership Outreach Committee:

    The Membership Outreach Committee is responsible for outreach to new and existing members; recruiting new members; maintaining a database of current members; tracking memberships and collecting dues; determining what data should be collected from members; assisting members with formation of new local groups; assisting local groups with access to resources; providing the local and state parties with materials for recruiting new members; recruiting members to committees, teams and caucuses; outreach to underrepresented areas and communities; and coordinating with other committees, the national party and other entities as necessary to achieve these goals. 

    Elections Committee:

    The Elections Committee is responsible for tracking all elections in the state; prospective candidate recruitment and outreach; initial vetting of prospective candidates; providing information and guidance on election-related filing, paperwork and due dates; recruitment and training of campaign volunteers; acting as a liaison between candidates and the Coordinating Council; promoting endorsed candidates; developing and maintaining an endorsement policy; providing training materials for campaigns; organizing campaign schools; offering guidance on ballot initiatives; and coordinating with other committees, the national party and other entities as necessary to achieve these goals. 

    Finance Committee:

    The Finance Committee is responsible for preparing and maintaining an annual budget for the party; maintaining the party’s finances and accounts; providing a monthly finance report to the Coordinating Council; planning the fundraising operations of the party; assisting the state and local parties with fundraising, including training and materials; developing and maintaining a fiscal policy for the party; reporting and filing with the state and federal governments as necessary; overseeing merchandise sales; and coordinating with other committees, the national party and other entities as necessary to achieve these goals. The Operations Treasurer and Elections Treasurer should be members of this committee, as should the Treasurers of the local parties.

    Communications Committee:

    The Communications Committee is responsible for facilitating communications with the party’s membership, the media and the general public; producing regular newsletters and mass emails; creating content for the website and social media; creating written and printed materials and graphic design, including templates for local chapters; providing support and training in communications for the state and local parties and candidates; creating press releases and working with the media; overseeing advertising and marketing; pioneering new forms of communication for the party; developing and maintaining communications policies and procedures; and coordinating with other committees, the national party and other entities as necessary to achieve these goals.

    Platform Committee:

    The Platform Committee is responsible for facilitating the process of amending the party’s platform; developing and maintaining a platform amendment policy; soliciting feedback from members on the platform; educating members about the platform; organizing the platform in a way that is easy to read, search and reference; offering guidance on campaigns and communications regarding issues covered by the platform; producing a shortened manifesto version of the platform when requested by the Coordinating Council; working with elected officials to develop policy in line with the platform; introducing amendments to address new issues as needed; working with candidates on campaign platform development; advising local parties on issues and platform development; and coordinating with other committees, the national party and other entities as necessary to achieve these goals.

    Information Technology (IT) Committee:

    The IT Committee is responsible for managing the party’s website, member database and other technological assets; providing training and tech support for all programs including email, database software, social media, wikis, and other software and technology; manage shared documents; maintain login information for accounts; maintain regular backups of data and records; and coordinating with other committees, the national party and other entities as necessary to achieve these goals.

    Structure Team

    The Structure Team is responsible for reviewing the party’s constitution/bylaws and recommending structural changes, and drafting a policy and procedure manual. The Structure Team shall research other parties’ bylaws, policies and procedures; review proposed amendments published in the Fall 2017 newsletter; coordinate with the Communications Committee to inform members about proposed changes; adhere to due dates set by the Communications Committee and Coordinating Council (CC); and adhere to recommendations and decisions from the Coordinating Council.

    The Structure Team shall make a presentation at the Spring Gathering recommending proposed amendments to the WIGP Constitution and the proposed policy and procedure manual, and hold a wrap-up meeting that incorporates suggestions from the Spring Gathering to modify the policies and procedures. 

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  • signed up on Run for Office 2016-04-09 09:15:08 -0500

    Run for Office

    Running for office is a fantastic way to create the change we want to see and build the movement for people, planet and peace.

    The Wisconsin Green Party is seeking candidates now for 2018 local and state elections. We will be holding campaign schools for Greens interested in running for office and their campaign teams.

    If you're interested in running for office, sign up here and we'll get in touch!

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  • wants to volunteer 2016-03-15 13:06:15 -0500


    Sign up as a Wisconsin Green Party volunteer today! If you have certain skills to offer or certain issues you are especially interested in, please let us know in the comments box.

    If you'd like to consider joining one of our committees or teams, go here.

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  • signed up on Join 2016-03-15 13:04:53 -0500

    Join the Greens!

    Sign up for Wisconsin Green Party email updates.

    We also invite you to become a dues-paying member of the Wisconsin Green Party. Annual membership dues help us continue to build our party. After you click "Signup", you'll be directed to our contribution page - become a member today!

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