Presentation on theme: "Día de Avance Latino y Enseñanza. ¡DALE! Tool Kit Purpose: To promote advocacy on issues within the Latino community To educate Latinos about the electoral."— Presentation transcript:
¡DALE! Tool Kit Purpose: To promote advocacy on issues within the Latino community To educate Latinos about the electoral process To enable them to actively participate in it
¡DALE! Tool Kit What exactly is ¡DALE!? Día de Avance Latino y Enseñanza is an NCLR event that promotes advocacy among the Latino community It is an opportunity to address the concerns of the broader Latino community with students and members of your college campus community
¡DALE! Tool Kit What is in the tool kit? Brief descriptions of ideas for ¡DALE! events An action planning guide to help you design your ¡DALE! Activities Sample communication and support letters A Nonpartisan Voter Registration Guide
¡DALE! Tool Kit Structure of the Tool Kit: Introduction Papers to fill out Your information, your organization, your events Pages 6-10 are the meat of the tool kit TIPS FOR DEVELOPING ¡DALE! ACTIVITIES ACTION PLAN WORKSHEET PLANNING TIMELINE TALKING POINTS Sample letters to administrators and media sources Voter registration guide
¡DALE! Tool Kit Tips for Developing ¡DALE! Activities Get the proper approval Build coalitions and leverage resources Go beyond the campus Recognize efforts – Be thankful! Document your work Take pictures!! Facebook!!
¡DALE! Tool Kit It’s ALL about community activism! Pick activities that work best with the issues affecting your community! We offer ideas, but this event is totally yours!
¡DALE! Tool Kit Ideas for ¡DALE! Activities Hold a voter registration drive It’s 2008!! Voter registration guide Invite guest speakers to campus Hold a public forum or roundtable discussion Throw a movie viewing party Distribute information
¡DALE! Tool Kit OLAS! Action plan worksheet Target audience? What message would we like to share? What is our goal for this project? What are possible obstacles? What partners (community, campus, media, etc.) do we want to involve? What resources will we need? Timeline Major steps Deadlines
¡DALE! Tool Kit So what now? Bring ¡DALE! to your campus!! Deadline is in April! To submit proposed event Remember those papers at the beginning of the tool kit? Look on lideres.nclr.org for the ¡DALE! Tool Kit
¡DALE! Tool Kit Please remember : the ¡DALE! Tool Kit is a work in progress! Dates not updated Be sure to look for the new, updated tool kit in March or April!! Until then, sign up for the Líderes E-Letter today to stay updated on other opportunities!
¡DALE! Tool Kit So now I want to hear about YOU!
¡DALE! Tool Kit Thanks for participating! I hope you all go back to your campuses and communities with the motivation to create change! ~Beverly Haro-Perez