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Michigan Rural Democratic Summit

Updated: Mar 14

April 14-15, 2023

Kewadin Casino Hotel, Sault Ste Marie

$25 (incl 4 meals & snacks)


Work Session Breakouts

The work sessions are designed for sharing ideas. Our facilitators will ask discussion questions to learn about the work that has been previously done and ideas for moving forward with coordinated strategies with our Alliance partnership.

Our morning breakout sessions are:

  1. Communication and Messaging The Rural MI Alliance effectively communicates to targeted rural audiences.

  2. Support of County Parties The Rural MI Alliance effectively supports the organization and work of County parties and wzother aligned organizations.

  3. Liaison and Collaboration Building with Allied Organizations The Rural MI Alliance works with other organizations (local, state and national) to achieve strategic goals.

  4. 2024 Ballot Proposal Possibilities The Rural MI Alliance will support ballot petitions that align with our values and principles.

Our afternoon breakout sessions are:

  1. Policy, Issues, and Legislation The Rural MI Alliance effectively researches, educates, advocates for and lobbies for rural Michigan residents.

  2. Candidate Recruitment and Support The Rural MI Alliance assists in recruiting and supporting effective rural candidates, whether they are likely to win or not.

  3. Community Building (non-partisan) The Rural MI Alliance will work to build relationships within communities.

  4. Fund Raising The Rural Ml Alliance has the capacity to fund its strategic plans.

Please complete this form to rank your preferred breakout sessions. Space is limited and we will do our best to ensure you can attend a top choice session. For most effective discussions we will place people from the same stakeholder group in different sessions.

Extra Meals for Guests

We will provide four meals during the Summit. If you are bringing a guest with you who will not be attending the Summit, but would like to eat with us, you may purchase tickets separately. All meals are buffet style.

If you wish to purchase meal tickets, please check off how many you’d like for each meal. You will pay when you register.

Breakfast April 14 - $15

Lunch April 14 - $15

Dinner April 14 - $25

Breakfast April 15 $15

Cathy Albro

Chair, Michigan Democratic Party Rural Caucus

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