Building Your Organization and Coalition

This session will help you find partners and build a coalition of support for your library in your community

This session is designed to give you a fundamental understanding of the following:

  1. How to build a coalition
  2. How to build a grassroots organization
  3. How to effectively tell your story

Joe Caiazzo

Joe Caiazzo is a partner at The JCN Group and has over a decade of experience in politics. He served in a number of states in senior positions for Senator Sanders 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns. Joe managed the successful re-election for Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in 2018 and worked as the RI State Director in the 2016 general election for the Clinton campaign. Joe has also worked for Senator Elizabeth Warren and Congressmen Joe Kennedy and Bill Keating and dozens of other candidate and issue campaigns. In addition to working extensively throughout New England, he has worked in Illinois and Florida. 

Joe is a published author offering analysis on local and federal elections and has offered commentary in various media publications. He is a Political Partner at the Truman National Security Project and a trainer for the National Democratic Committee. Joe is an Eagle Scout and holds a BA in history and theology from Barry University in Miami, Florida. He lives in a suburb of Boston with his wife Nicole, young daughter and pug Ethel.