Training Materials

House Meetings

To submit a house meetings request form, click here. This form allows you to set up time with your organizer to discuss agendas, topics, materials needed, literature support, and other questions you may have.

Leadership Development Trainings

VOICE Buffalo offers private leadership development training on everything from voter education to organizing basics. Topics include:

  • How to host a house meeting
  • Theology of Resistance
  • Voter Education 101
  • Census 101
  • How to canvass your community
  • Voter Registration
  • Voter Data Tools; VAN, Hustle, OutVote
  • How to do a listening campaign
  • How to build a coalition or task force
  • How to engage youth/young adults
  • How to do one to ones with community members and leaders
  • How to phone bank
  • How to do research meetings
  • How to do power meetings

If you are interested in having a personalized training for you team, organization, and/or congregation, click here. 

Training Cost: Varies. We typically charge a minimal fee. This covers time of trainers, materials creation, sharing digitally and print. And if food needs to be provided, we will invoice you.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

What? Voter Data Tool Trainings 101

Where? VOICE Office, 2495 Main St. Suite 547. Entrance on Halbert St. Parking in Lots or on the street

When? Thursday 2/27/2020

Why? To learn how to use important tools to do voter and census engagement in the region. These tools will help make your GOTV and GOTC season a breeze. Registration info will be provided once date is announced

Cost? Free. Refreshments Provided


What? Monthly Organizing Team Zoom Call

When? First Monday of Every Month

Where? Zoom Call so that people can call or video in from wherever they are

Why? To discuss voter education and engagement updates, census updates, house meeting and one to one updates.

Cost? Free

Want to join? Email your organizer for an email invitation with zoom info,