Frequently Asked Questions


I’m already engaged in my local political scene. Should I attend the conference?
Yes! One of the most important features of Rock the Congress is that team captains and leaders will have structured time to create an operational plan, in collaboration with other grassroots groups, for the midterm and state elections in November. In addition to connecting with activists who have similar priorities and can help you amplify your work, you’ll also hear from leadership development pros about how to sustainably structure your organization and how to effectively coordinate with other groups for bigger impact.

What if I’m new to activism?
Rock the Congress is a great place to build your activist toolkit. Direct action workshops will train you in deep canvassing and voter registration tactics, campaign technology, media and messaging, and more. You’ll also get to build your knowledge base thanks to presentations from issue experts and organizers deeply connected to swing district communities.

Do you have more events coming up?
We’re exploring events in other areas of California, including red districts. Stay tuned!

Why do you charge for tickets?
Rock the Congress is a 100% volunteer-led event. All funds go toward covering venue and catering costs. That said, we don’t want budgets to be a barrier for participation, so we do offer scholarship options. Please email events@rockthecongress.org for ticket help. (And if you’re in the position to sponsor another activist, we have donor options on our Eventbrite registration pages

If my group is interested in putting on a Rock the Congress event, what’s our next step?
Let’s connect!  Please click on Contact in the navigation menu and provide the requested information so we can discuss your interest and how we can best support you.

 

If you have other general questions, please email events@rockthecongress.org.
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