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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Knocking on doors for the 2018 election -- Aug. 16



Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017


8:30 am -- We'll discuss an important part of any election campaign -- canvassing -- with Mavery Davis of Rise Up WV, a grassroots resistance group based in Charleston. Rise Up WV - Facebook > "Canvassing can be an important component of organizing toward a goal," reports Vigilance Jefferson County. "It can help us get a sense of where our community stands on an issue, help recruit new members, help promote event outreach, and can be used to gather information and stories for Op-Eds or other media."  Rise Up WV is said to have been seeing surprising success in using its canvass as a key piece of healthcare strategy. Those running a recent canvassing workshop at Shepherd University shared ways to handle the challenging moments of knocking on doors, and ease the anxiety we may feel. This interview was rescheduled from last week due to equipment malfunction at the time..