Super PAC Hacks for Social Good

Mar 12, 2017

3:30pm – 5:00pm CT

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Political Action Committees (PACs) are often described as 'dark money' or representing nefarious 'special interests'. But setting up a PAC to work for social impact can advance a policy agenda and augment the work of existing charities, non-profits, and c3 orgs. Learn how two 501c4 "super PAC" organizations, EveryLibrary and the LGBT Technology Partnership, evaluated their policy and advocacy landscapes to challenge existing models of issue-advocacy and re-imagine the policy agenda. Both organizations’ founders will share practical insights on the financial and regulatory aspects of leading a c4 start-up creating new organizations in an established ecosystem.

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John Chrastka


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