Thinking of running for office? Or just interested in what it’s like on a political campaign? Join in a lively discussion with former candidates that ran for office for the first time in 2016 to hear what worked and what they would do differently if they ran again. This discussion will be centered on building skills for future races by those who have been in the trenches.

Co-sponsors Missouri Democratic Party Progressive Caucus and the Heartland Alliance for Progress are bringing together candidates who ran for office for the first time in 2016, including Manny Abarca, Ashley Beard-Fosnow, and Pat Contreras.