There are approximately 500,000 elected offices in our nation—and June Diane Raphael wants to help women run for them. She takes Town Hall’s stage with insight from her co-authored book Represent: The Woman’s Guide to Running for Office and Changing the World. Raphael presents this energetic, interactive, and inspiring step-by-step guide structured around a 21-point document called “I’m Running for Office: The Checklist.” She delves into the nuts and bolts of where to run, how to tackle fundraising, and the details of filing deadlines, as well as issues like balancing family and campaigning, managing social media, and more. Sit in for an enlightening and practical exploration of what it looks like to be a woman running for office.
June Diane Raphael is an actress, comedian, screenwriter, producer, podcaster, and most recently activist. She has appeared in dozens of films and television shows and is a veteran of Upright Citizens Brigade. Together with her husband, Paul Scheer, she hosts the popular podcast How Did This Get Made?
Presented by Town Hall Seattle.