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Florida Institute for Political Leadership – an initiative by the Florida Chamber of Commerce
Okeechobee County, FL— Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County, in partnership with Florida Institute for Political Leadership (FIPL), an initiative by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a virtual Campaign School & Community Leadership Training June 14 – 15, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET each day.
This no-cost and nonpartisan 2-day program is open to everyone and recommended for elected officials, current or future candidates, campaign workers, and anyone interested in serving in an appointed position. As we aim to secure Florida’s Future and move Florida’s economy from 17th largest in the word to 10th largest by 2030, it is necessary to ensure candidates running for office understand the issues facing Florida and our economic future. All campaign training schools will be conducted online.
FIPL Campaign School & Leadership Trainings provide a comprehensive briefing on emerging local and state issues, teach attendees local opportunities are available for appointed or elected positions, offer guidance on how to prepare to run for office in the future, and provide training on how to run winning campaigns.
Presenters include state and local political experts, elected officials, university professors, and community leaders.
WHAT: FIPL Campaign School & Community Leadership Training
WHERE: Register online at www.fipl.org/register
WHEN: August 15 – 16, 2023
TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET each day
The Florida Institute for Political Leadership (FIPL), an initiative of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, was created to assist leaders who want to improve their local communities by serving in appointed positions or in elected offices. The institute is a non-partisan program designed to recruit, train and guide people by providing leadership and training opportunities to get better candidates across the State of Florida. Organized, funded, and managed by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the institute partners with local chambers of commerce and interested organizations across Florida to host campaign schools and training programs. To date, FIPL has hosted 28 campaign schools and partnered with 193 local Chamber co-hosts and 24 community partner co-sponsors across Florida’s 67 counties. The program has trained 1,083 participants with 702 graduates, of whom 71% plan to run for office.
For more information and to register, visit www.fipl.org.