Candidate Cultivation Academy

Preparing citizens who chose to participate in the political process with the knowledge,

resources and networks they need to be successful.

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The SVO Candidate Cultivation Academy (CCA) is a comprehensive, six-month training program for business people who are interested in either elected or appointed public office.

The SVO CCA is nonpartisan and works in concert with The SVO's efforts to make Silicon Valley the best place to live, work, play, and run a business in by identifying and fostering the development of future pro-business candidates.

EXPECTIATIONS & requirements:

  • Attend all six sessions in order to qualify for your SVO Candidate Academy Certificate

  • Complete all the assignments

  • Ask questions and reach out for help you need additional resources

WHO Should apply?

  • Those with an interest in pursuing political office or an appointment to a board or commission

  • Ability and desire to build effective networks

  • Commitment to full participation and attendance requirements of the training

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All those interested in the joining the Class of 2020, please fill out the form below. You will receive a response within 48 hours.

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