Michigan Dems – Van Training

Michigan VAN Newsletter04/12/2021Hello Michigan VAN Users!

Spring is in the air; birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and VAN webinars are happening on a regular basis. Last week, we released our webinar schedule for April and wanted to highlight them for you here, alongside other available resources. As always, feel free to reach out to us at van@michigandems.comif you have any questions!

Upcoming Trainings

Wednesday, April 13th at 7PM – Introduction to VAN
Join the MDP Data Team and learn more about what VAN is, how the democratic data ecosystem works, and how you can leverage data for successful campaigns.
Sign up here: https://www.mobilize.us/


Wednesday, April 21st at 7PM – Voter Data and List Building in VAN
Join the MDP Data Team and learn more about voter targeting and list creation in VAN. We’ll talk about different types of voter data and how to think about targeting for various types of groups, campaigns, and initiatives. 
Sign up here: https://www.mobilize.us/midems/event/382131/

Tuesday, April 27th at 7PM – Voter Outreach in VAN
Join the MDP Data Team and learn more about creating phone banks and cutting canvassing turf for successful field campaigns. 
Sign up here: https://www.mobilize.us/midems/event/382133/

Survey Question and Activist Code Request Form

We’ve rolled out a new form you can use to:

  • Request new survey questions or activist codes
  • Request changes to existing SQs and ACs
  • Ask to share SQs and ACs with other VAN committees 

You can find this form here

Office Hours and 1-1 VAN Support

We continue to offer VAN Office Hours weekly:

  • Monday – 6-7
  • Thursday 1-2

You can access all office hours at the link https://michigandems.zoom.us/j/82585847397

We also offer 1-1 VAN support in case the office hour times don’t work with your schedule. We’ve recently added new evening times to better fit more types of schedules. You can schedule a 15-min or 45-min 1-1 here.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at van@michigandems.com

All the best,
Michigan Data Team

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