Ready, Set, Go! is the essential playbook for anyone eager to make a positive impact in their community. Tailored for students, retirees, novices, and experts, this book is a versatile guide for initiating or advancing your role in organizing campaigns, running for office, or advocating for causes.
Dive into a step-by-step journey that builds your skills from the ground up, or selectively navigate to the chapters that resonate most with your current needs. Ready, Set, Go! is both a comprehensive manual and a focused resource for specific insights.
This playbook is more than just a collection of best practices; it's a call to action for change-makers. It's packed with insights, resources, tips, and real-world success stories-a treasure trove for anyone at any level of experience.
Enrich your campaign with a wealth of resources and references. Engage with your team or organization through thoughtful reflection and exercises designed for continuous learning and growth. For the seasoned campaigner or the community volunteer just starting, this book is your ultimate guide. Learn from experiences with candidates, campaigns, and causes.
Build successful campaigns, win elections, and create lasting initiatives. This playbook isn't just about knowledge-it's about taking decisive action to make a tangible difference in your community.
About the Author
Kacey Carpenter is an accomplished author, activist, and community organizer with a rich background in digital innovation. He has a passion for life, family, friends, and the outdoors, and he loves coaching, teaching, traveling, and volunteering. Kacey's life journey changed when he served as a Bernie Sanders delegate and volunteered extensively-experiences that propelled him to run for city council, become a delegate for the California Democratic Party, and actively support grassroots campaigns, candidates, and causes. His first book, "My Journey with Bernie," chronicles this inspiring journey. He is committed to supporting progressive volunteer organizations, serving candidates, campaigns, and causes, and volunteering to help elect political candidates to office. With over three decades of experience, he has worked at the intersection of technology, movement building, and organizations across non-profits, as well as the public and private sectors. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA. Kacey now lives with his partner Kathy in Oregon. He serves campaigns, candidates, and causes to ensure democracy, protect our planet, and fight for equity, inclusion, and justice for all. Please follow "Life is a Journey" at: lifeisajourney.substack.com.
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