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Sample One-Year Campaign Timeframe

Sample One-Year Campaign Timeframe

September

  • Hold a campaign planning/brainstorming meeting with your core group;
  • Research to inform campaign strategy;
  • Develop 2-page campaign leaflet;

October

  • Start petitioning and tabling;
  • Launch campaign;
  • Organize and plan educational event (i.e. Blue Vinyl video screening.);
  • Presentations to other student groups;
  • Send letters to school administration and purchasing staff to request meetings;

November

  • Meet with school administration and purchasing staff;
  • Meet with student and faculty Senate to introduce and pass resolutions;
  • Meet with student newspaper editorial board;
  • Hold end of semester party/celebration to celebrate achievements to date!

December

  • Study for finals!

January

  • Hold campaign planning strategy meeting with key allies to assess state of campaign and plan strategy for the spring semester;
  • Reach out to groups in the community to build off-campus support;

February

  • Organize a big teach-in/panel discussion;
  • Regular class-raps/tabling/petitioning;
  • Set up follow up meeting with school decision-makers;

March

  • Organize and plan a big rally for first week of April;
  • Deliver letters/petitions to school decision-makers – alert media;

April

  • Hold massive rally with giant inflatable 25-foot inflatable rubber ducky;
  • Escalate campaign;
  • Win!

May

  • Victory party!;
  • Plan next steps of implementing the policy for the summer/fall;

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