Good Party

Our free, comprehensive, no-BS masterclass to prepare you to run a winning campaign.

GP team

Our curriculum

Our battle-tested political team built our comprehensive 4 part curriculum to train good people on how to run, win and serve outside of the two party system. Graduates earn the knowledge and ability required to confidently decide whether or not to run and the know-how to run winning campaigns.


Course Timeline

Good Party Academy is currently running its first cohort, but will run another in May 2023.

May 31st
The “Why”: Kickoff GPA & Finding your Why
June 7th
The “How”: Building a Campaign Plan
June 14th
The “Who + How Much”: Building a Team and Support
June 21st
The “What”: Graduate and Making a Decision

What You'll Get

Graduates of Good Party Academy gain the knowledge and skills necessary to run a smart campaign for public office. If you choose to take the next step, GPA alumni gain access to Good Party's free campaign tools, ongoing access to expert support and a cohort of change makers looking to positively impact their communities. Not to mention MVP status in Good Party's movement!

Jared Budlong

“A harmless next step to figure out ways to potentially launch my own campaign or to run.”

- Peter H. - Independent

Social Impact Consultant

Good Party Certified

Peter H. - Independent

Our Instructors

Meet your new instructors who will be with you on the Good Party Academy journey!

Jared Alper

Jared Alper


Jared is a political strategist who has managed or served in senior strategic roles on over a dozen campaigns for US Senate, US House, state legislative and local offices across the United States. His political commentary on democoracy and election reform has been featured in: the New York Daily News, the Hill, the Fulcrum, Real Clear Politics, the Independent Voter Network, and the Wall Street Journal.

Rob Booth

Rob Booth


Rob has nearly 20 years of experience running winning electoral, legislative, and ballot campaigns. He has organized voters on everything from local races to presidential campaigns, helped to pioneer deep-canvassing during the marriage equality movement, and helped build RepresentUs' volunteer network from the ground up. He has led several successful ballot measure efforts during his time as National Field Director at RepresentUs.

Colton Hess

Colton Hess

Social Media

Colton is Good Party's Head of Social and Creator Community Lead, working to mobilize an organic online movement around Good Party's ideas. Colton has years of experience using social media to politically mobilize young people. Colton founded Tok the Vote during the 2020 presidential campaign, building a coalition of creators and influencers to bring thousands of young people across the country into the political process for the first time.

Want to learn more?

Find a time to meet with our team to get your questions answered and spot reserved.