Bakersfield Local Elected Candidate & Leadership Training Oct. 11

Bakersfield Local Elected Candidate & Leadership Training Oct. 11

Join us Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 7:00pm in Bakersfield for a Local Elected Candidate & Leadership Training hosted by California Policy Center and Associated Builders and Contractors, Central California.

The free training will include campaign basics for candidates planning to run for local office as well as advanced leadership skill building for local elected officials governing cities, counties and school districts. Learn how to develop workable policies and build durable networks to campaign and govern more effectively.

Come out to network with local leaders who share a commitment to financial sustainability, government transparency and personal liberty!

Speakers include:

Lance Christensen, Vice President of Education Policy and Government Affairs; 2022 Candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Mari Barke, Director of California Local Elected Officials; Orange County Board of Education Trustee

Russell Johnson, Principal, Common Sense Consulting; Former Planning Commissioner and Councilmember, City of Bakersfield

To attend the training, please RSVP to Abby Lehnig, Kern Regional Director, California Policy Center at

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