Upcoming Events

The AAPD Robert J. Dole Leadership Series

Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Description: 3:30PM - 5:30PM - Washington, DC

The AAPD Robert J. Dole Leadership Series will honor Senator Dole’s lifetime of leadership and encourage people with disabilities to effectively and fully participate in public service. This program is designed to provide participants with comprehensive and long-term leadership skills. In addition, this series is designed to train people with disabilities on what it takes to run for and win elected office at every level of government. 


The training is ideal for campaign staff, community leaders and anyone with a disability considering a future run for office. In addition, the leadership series will educate participants on all aspects of building and winning campaigns. Using real-to-life campaign simulations, participants will learn the nuts and bolts of running for office; from knowing the right questions to ask at the start, to building messages, timelines and budgets. 


The program will take place Tuesday – March 18, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW 
Washington, DC 20001 

Presentations, discussions and workshops will run throughout the allotted time with a brief 10-minute break. 

To Apply: 

Please submit resume or expression of interest in attending the Robert J. Dole Leadership Series to Zeenia Irani – zirani@aapd.com 

Application deadline – March 8, 2014