Charter Your Club Today! In Three Easy Steps!!!
1) Get 10 or More
2) Fill Out Chartering Application Forms, And
Mail Them To Us.
3) Email Or Call Your Congrssional District Chair and
Of course to make
a strong, self-reliant organization you'll need to do more than just this.
So thats why we've compiled some tips to help you out with your newly
- Form a core group
of leaders who can work together to make the organization strong. Once
you have this, the organization will live beyond one person.
- Have meetings every
two weeks featuring a guest speaker focussed on a certain niche political
issue. You'll pull in lots of new faces who are interested in the topic
- Advertise your
meetings well in advance so that folks can accomodate it on their calendars.
Send out a reminder email a day before the meeting.
- When posting flyers
for meetings on college bulletin boards, post multiple flyers on one
board so as to attract attention. Also it guarantees that your flyers
will be seen for several days and wont be covered up immediately.
- Get in touch with
other Young Democrat leaders across the Commonwealth. IM them, email
them, establish a relationship. The tighter our network, the stronger
- Attend local Democratic
committee events, get involved with them. Become close with fellow older
Democrats in your community.
- Support Democratic
campaigns by offering to volunteer in the office and help out with canvassing
- Establish you're
own bank account. You'll need an SS-4, Application for Employer Identification
Number which you can acquire
from the IRS. With your own bank account you can manage your organizations
finances as you see fit, without having to deal with your university's
student activities accounting folks. You can also get a handy bank card
which is very useful.