Massachusetts Democratic Party

2019 Democratic Campaign Institute

We have closed ticket sales for the 2019 DCI. If you are still interested in participating, you can get your ticket at the door!


The Democratic Campaign Institute offers a unique opportunity for campaign staff, future candidates, town committee members, and activists from across the Commonwealth to hone their political strategy and grassroots organizing skills. This two-day program offers hands-on training on all elements of successful campaigning, including campaign plan development, strategic messaging, fundraising basics, and more.

Date: Saturday, March 30th and Sunday, March 31st

Time: Registration Starts at 7:30

Location: Roxbury Community College - Reggie Lewis Center

Cost: $75 Per Person

Please select a track that most closely aligns with your interests. You may switch tracks once the final agenda is released.

Please email Jeremy Comeau at for more information regarding scholarships, dietary restrictions, and disability services.

Campaign Staff Track

Choose this track if you aspire to or currently work on campaigns as a professional staff member.

- Campaign Tools and Tactics

- Direct Voter Contact

- Campaign Communications

- Strategies for Cross-Cultural Organizing

- Crafting Volunteer Experience

Activist Track

Choose this track if you would like to learn additional tools for advocating for your values outside of campaign structures

- Activism Under the Golden Dome

- Social Media: Online to Action

- Developing Coalitions

- Engaging with Party Structures

- Cross Generational Organizing

Candidate Track

Choose this track if you have been, currently are or are thinking about running for office

- Fundraising

- Getting a Campaign off the Ground and Running

- Social Media

- Staying on Touch with your Grassroots

- Compliance

Contribution rules

  1. I am a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted permanent resident (i.e., green card holder).
  2. This contribution is made from my own funds, and funds are not being provided to me by another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution.
  3. I am making this contribution with my own personal credit card and not with a corporate or business credit card or a card issued to another person.
  4. I am at least eighteen years old.
  5. I am not a federal contractor.
Federal law prohibits contributions to the committee from corporations, labor organizations and national banks; from any person contributing another person's funds; from foreign nationals who lack permanent resident status; and from federal government contractors. Federal law requires political committees to use their best efforts to obtain and report the name, address, occupation, and employer for individuals whose contributions aggregate in excess of $200 in a calendar year.