What to Expect: These sessions and all Borgen Project meetings are done via video conferencing. Please ensure that you are in a quiet place, with no disturbances and dressed professionally. In most cases, you won’t have to talk but you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions. Check back regularly for the latest meetings and training sessions.



What: Lobbying 101

When: Monday, April 19th @ 9 AM PST

Where: https://zoom.us/j/93747020315?pwd=WFhHSmJ0WXNIRnFGYWdIdVZvb2Mvdz09

ID: 937 4702 0315 / Passcode: 426709

Who: This training session is open to all team members.  Political Affairs and Nonprofit Leadership team members need to attend one Lobbying 101 session.

Inside Scoop: The Policy team will share their tips and tricks for lobbying. The focus of this training is to help volunteers and interns feel more confident and prepared for doing grassroots lobby meetings with their local Congressional offices.


What: Fundraising 101 (Q&A session)

When: Thursday, April 22nd @ 9 AM PST

Where: https://zoom.us/j/91944587995?pwd=YmxoUVExajl4Ty9XY2w0NDF2d2w5Zz09

ID: 919 4458 7995 / Passcode: 426709

Who: Recommended for all team members.

Inside Scoop: Need fundraising help? Hear from our donor relations department and past team members who raised great numbers during the program. Come prepared with questions and make the most out of this opportunity.


What: Media Outreach 101

When: Tuesday, April 27th @ 8:30 AM PST

Where: https://zoom.us/j/98164306444

Who: This training session is only open to the Media Outreach team members from the PR/Marketing department and the Nonprofit Leadership Team members.

Inside Scoop: Learn more about the importance of your role within the Media Outreach team. In our book, there’s no dumb question, so come prepared and make the most out of the session.


What: Fireside Chats

When: Thursday, April 29th @ 9 AM PST

Where: https://zoom.us/j/95066274765?pwd=U3orN25zZ245MW1hakVjV1F1WmFZQT09

Passcode: 426709

Who: This session is open to all team members.

Inside Scoop: Join Borgen Project staff for organization updates, guest speakers, extra training, and more.

2021 Federal Holidays

Date Holiday
January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day
January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King Day
February 15, 2021 Presidents’ Day*
May 31, 2021 Memorial Day
July 4, 2021 Independence Day
July 5, 2021 Independence Day (observed)
September 6, 2021 Labor Day
October 11, 2021 Columbus Day
November 11, 2021 Veterans Day
November 25, 2021 Thanksgiving Day
December 24, 2021 Christmas Day (observed)
December 25, 2021 Christmas Day
December 31, 2021 New Year’s Day (observed)