The opportunity to work on a political campaign is a dream of aspiring public servants, lawyers, advocates and many others who are passionate to make a positive difference in the world. It leads to a deeper understanding of the processes of democracy. It provides hands on experience with organizing, use of data, voter outreach, and communications. Not to mention the chance to view the ups and downs as well as the demanding life and work schedule of candidates.
Eight high school and college students are part of the team for Aimee Berger-Girvalo who is running for State Representative from the 111th district on Nov. 6. These young women and men are knocking on doors, calling voters, delivering signs, attending the League of Women Voters’ debate, sitting in on campaign team and Democratic Town Committee meetings, and attending local community and political events.