Candidate "bird dog" training 2/25 in New London

A conference at Colby Sawyer College on Sunday, Feb 25 will give citizens the skills and tools they need to interact with Presidential candidates.

“Democracy in Action” will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in Clement Hall of Colby Sawyer’s Ivey Center. The conference, which includes workshops on current issues and hands-on training on how to get candidates to answer your question, is free and open to the public.

Issue workshops will include Iraq and nuclear weapons; the federal budget; climate change; and water, trade policy and the environment.

Democracy in Action is co-sponsored by Colby-Sawyer Coalition for Peace & Justice, American Friends Service Committee, PrioritiesNH, NH Peace Action, and Carbon Coalition. For more information or to pre-register, contact Erin Placey at or 603-224-2407.