National Women’s Professional Caucus-
Women-In Training Series (WIT)
Why it’s important to serve as a public servant?
• As a citizen are you
concern about the
schools, roads, parks,
healthcar...
How do you get involved?
• First, know your
representatives serving in
your community:
• Mayor
• City Council Members
• As...
Know who is running for election in
your community.
• Every election year find
out about the candidates
running in your di...
About the Candidate
• Communication
• Communication
• Communication
• Candidates reach out to
communicate with
constituent...
Making a Difference in Public Service
• Serve on local boards or
Commissions
• Check City and County
websites for availabi...
Conclusion
• I hope you learned why it
is important to serve as a
public servant.
• I hope you learned today
why it is imp...
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National Women’s Professional Caucus-WIT Im portance of Public Servant series

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  • 1. National Women’s Professional Caucus- Women-In Training Series (WIT)
  • 2. Why it’s important to serve as a public servant? • As a citizen are you concern about the schools, roads, parks, healthcare and crime rate in your community? • If you answered yes to these questions then you are probably interested in public service. • How many of you would like to see better school programs. Ex: After school programs. Better Roads, maintained parks and recreation facilities, Quality healthcare, and reduced crime in your neighborhoods?
  • 3. How do you get involved? • First, know your representatives serving in your community: • Mayor • City Council Members • Assemblyman • Senate • Congressman • US Senator • Know your District • Call Voter Registrar to find out your district • Provide your address to the Registrar and you can find out each district from Assembly, Senate and Congress, etc... • Registrar to Vote even if you move to a new home
  • 4. Know who is running for election in your community. • Every election year find out about the candidates running in your district. • Communicate with the candidates about the issues affecting your community. • Visit City Council Meetings • Voice your opinion on issues affecting your district • Attend Political forums to address candidates about the issues in your community. • Tell your representative about your expectations and concerns about community issues. • Don’t Let them off- the- hook. Public Servants work to address issues of the people in the community.
  • 5. About the Candidate • Communication • Communication • Communication • Candidates reach out to communicate with constituents to focus on issues and gather information about the community. • Citizens reach out to candidates • Research platforms • Campaign messages • Activism • Organizations • Last but not least • Voting
  • 6. Making a Difference in Public Service • Serve on local boards or Commissions • Check City and County websites for availability • Public Service+Giving back = Returns • Serving on boards or Commission in your community to affect change on issues and policies. • Learn by Serving on State boards or Commissions. • Leadership • Activism • Policy • New Career Field • Laws • Community of Interest • California History
  • 7. Conclusion • I hope you learned why it is important to serve as a public servant. • I hope you learned today why it is important to get involve in your community. • I hope you learned today why it is important to serve on boards and commissions • I hope you learned today why you need to know your representative • I hope you learned today why it is important to know the candidates running in your community. • If you don’t know today I am Ameenah Fuller and I am running for California State Senate District 25.

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