When April 01, 2023 at 2:00pm 2 hrs
Where Microsoft Teams meeting
Contact Chris Hessler [email protected]

All Forward party supporters in Northern Virginia,

On Saturday, April 1, we will be holding a virtual Teams meeting from 2:00 – 4:00 to begin organizing our work.

You can RSVP for the meeting here and then a Teams link will be sent to you.

There is a lot for us to get done together.

  • Education and awareness raising about Forward Party and Ranked Choice Voting
  • Fundraising
  • Organizational Development     

 If you are looking for a way to make a difference, and improve the state of our democracy, please join us on Saturday.

 If you are not able to join the call, but are interested in volunteering, or if you have any questions, please email me at [email protected]



2:00-3:00 – Main Discussion

2:00 Welcome & Introductions

  • Let’s spend a minute on Rank Choice Voting

 2:10 Why NoVA?

Northern Virginia is a politically influential part of a politically diverse and influential state.

  • Roughly 40% of Virginia voters reside in NoVA
  • NoVA voters tend to be knowledgeable about issues and candidates
  • Organizing a small percentage of NoVA voters can influence elections

2:15 Let’s Talk About Fundraising

  • Ensure VA is represented at the National Summit in June
  • Fundraising at $15 level
  • You + 9 friends = $150

2:30 Help Build an Organization

Winning elections begins with the “Ground Game”

  • The Forward Party is building its foundations
  • We want you to be part of building the strength needed to win
  • Every precinct needs a captain – Can you be one of our leaders?

What does a precinct captain do?

  • Spread the message in your community about RCV and the Forward Party
    • Email interested friends
    • Host or organize local coffees
    • Coordinate petition drives
  • Help with party fundraising within your comfort level
    • Small dollar donations are vitally important
    • We can work together on potential large donors
  • You will not be alone!
  • Guest speakers can be available in person and virtually
  • An outreach and engagement kit is available

3:00 – End of Formal Meeting

3:00-4:00 – Q&A for Volunteers (optional participation)

Will you come?