Building a Progressive Party from Within
Everything you wanted to know about county committees but were afraid to ask
With guest speaker former assemblyman and 2017 gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski
- Just got elected to the county committee? Congratulations! What next?
- Thinking of running for county committee but not sure what your role would be?
- A committee veteran but feeling underutilized or powerless?
- Activist concerned about the party running away from its voters?
This training will teach you about the levers and powers YOU have at your disposal to help build a stronger democracy in New Jersey!
Julia Sass Rubin – New Jersey’s broken political processes
Yael Niv – What is “The Line” and how does it hijack our democracy?
Karen Haskin – The county committee statute
Laura Zufluh– County committee 101
Work Session I: Why did you run for committee? How does your committee function?
John Wisniewski – A problem and how to solve it
Sue Altman– A progressive vision for county committees: Policy, Process and Perfect Candidates
Work Session II: Making a concrete plan for change in the short, middle and long term
A full recording of the July 21, 2018, event can be viewed here:
Part 1: Julia Sass Rubin & Yael Niv – The current broken state of the State
Part 2: Karen Haskin & Laura Zurfluh – What can county committee members do?
Part 3: John Wisniewski – Why we need change and where should we go from here
Part 4: Sue Altman – A progressive vision for county committees