Women who plan to run for public office this year can get a boost this weekend at a free event.
Real Women Run is offering training designed for candidates at all levels of government and their campaign staffs, as well as caucus candidates and future delegates. The training will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 S. Central Campus Drive at the University of Utah. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
The session topics will include social media, messaging and campaign research, delegate and caucus training, field organization and building a campaign structure, and fundraising. Scheduled speakers and presenters are former legislators Sheryl Allen, Jackie Biskupski, political campaign veterans Evelyn Call, Maura Carabello and Kitty Dunn and Julie McAdams, an attorney and wife of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams.