Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders (Paperback)
The daughter of Nancy Pelosi, the nations first female Speaker of the House, offers a guidebook for citizens wanting to enter public service and become involved in their communities, whether through working with nonprofit agencies or seeking election to office.
About the Author
Christine Pelosi directs the AFSCME PEOPLE/New House PAC Congressional Candidates Boot Camp that worked with over 40 challengers in 2006. Since 1996 she has chaired the California Democratic Party Platform Committee and served as an elected member of the Democratic National Committee, where she cofounded the DNC Veterans and Military Families Council. Pelosi served as deputy prosecutor in the sex crimes and child abuse unit of the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, as special counsel in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and as chief of staff for U.S. Congressman John F. Tierney. An avid baseball fan, Pelosi resides in San Francisco within walking distance of her beloved San Francisco Giants.
“Campaign Boot Camp is a passionate call to public service—and a practical guide for making that service more productive. Christine Pelosi is a sharp and knowledgeable drill sergeant looking to whip our democratic process back into shape.” Arianna Huffington
“A must-read for everyone who wants to bring change, renew hope, and revitalize our nation.”
Former U.S. Senator Max Cleland