14 episodes

"I'm going to run for President of the United States one day, but how the heck do I get there?" Join your host, Claudia, as she documents her journey on running for office. You may learn her key to success or how to fail miserably, regardless, join the journey! You will also hear from other candidates around the nation describe how they got involved in politics and the tools and resources they recommend to help get you running. Listen along as you get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run for office and get to know the people wild enough to do it. From my apartment to the White House. Let's get running!

Running for Office Claudia Zapata

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    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

"I'm going to run for President of the United States one day, but how the heck do I get there?" Join your host, Claudia, as she documents her journey on running for office. You may learn her key to success or how to fail miserably, regardless, join the journey! You will also hear from other candidates around the nation describe how they got involved in politics and the tools and resources they recommend to help get you running. Listen along as you get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run for office and get to know the people wild enough to do it. From my apartment to the White House. Let's get running!

    EP13: Political Strategizing is a Privilege

    EP13: Political Strategizing is a Privilege

    After a couple of weeks on hiatus, Claudia is back with some BIG news! Is she still running for Congress? Has someone talked her out of running? Catch up on the latest in this episode as she shares a major life milestone that has caused her to re-think her campaign.
    Follow on Facebook and Instagram @whatareyourunningfor and Twitter @runningforpod 

    • 16 min
    EP12: Political Imposter Syndrome and Resources to Curb It (Four Step Campaign Plan Prep)

    EP12: Political Imposter Syndrome and Resources to Curb It (Four Step Campaign Plan Prep)

    Looking for resources to help get your campaign off the ground? Want to learn from someone who has already made a HUGE mistake in her campaign planning? Listen in as Claudia lists the resources and Facebook groups she has turned to for assistance and support. You will also learn 4 steps you can take to start building your campaign plan.
    Facebook and Instagram @whatareyourunningfor and Twitter @runningforpod

    • 10 min
    EP11: Don't Just Praise Women of Color, Empower Them

    EP11: Don't Just Praise Women of Color, Empower Them

    As we struggle to deal with the aftermath of the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection on our nation's Capitol, we also find ourselves championing womxn of color--especially Georgia womxn of color such as Stacey Abrams. In this episode, learn why praise is nice but is not enough. Claudia provides opportunities for you to educate yourself about Texas womxn of color who are organizing en masse and how you can empower them.
    Facebook and Instagram @whatareyourunningfor and Twitter @runningforpod

    • 10 min
    EP10: Crime, Murder, and Politics? (Mental Health Powwow)

    EP10: Crime, Murder, and Politics? (Mental Health Powwow)

    In this special episode, join Claudia and Christina (host of Crime, Murder, and the Paranormal Podcast), as they open up about their mental health journeys, how equitable treatment of all persons can be solved with social workers, and whether or not it is possible to move criminal justice reform forward without defunding the police.
    Social media: @whatareyourunningfor on FB and IG; @runningforpod on Twitter. @thecmppodcast on FB, IG, and Twitter.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    EP9: Building a Coalition for a Campaign & How Public Offices Inherently Discriminate

    EP9: Building a Coalition for a Campaign & How Public Offices Inherently Discriminate

    If you are planning on running for office, can you answer not why but WHAT you want your campaign's takeaway message to be? In this episode, Claudia lays out her campaign's purpose, discusses how public offices inherently discriminate against Brown and Black folx, and some platform points she has for higher education.
    Follow on Facebook and Instagram @whatareyourunningfor or on Twitter @runningforpod

    • 12 min
    EP8: You Are Not Liberal, You Just Chase Clout (Neoliberalism for Dummies)

    EP8: You Are Not Liberal, You Just Chase Clout (Neoliberalism for Dummies)

    This episode is for you if you want to know why most liberals are just clout chasers, what you can start doing to enact tangible change in your community, and why your feel-good-o-meter should not fill up so quickly! There is also a very ~official~ call to action to get involved with Claudia's campaign! Big things are happening on this podcast, join the movement!
    Follow on social media on Facebook and Instagram: @whatareyourunningfor and @runningforpod on Twitter.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

AreJay6602 ,

Super Authentic & Down To Earth

I love the bite size clips, super well spoken. Claudia is a woman after my own heart! The fact that she’s fighting to make Texas blue is just awesome. Keep it going!

#1Amigo ,

Easy to listen too

Claudia is a great host that gives a solid opinion and pride of getting in the political game. She also promised to put a nude on her IG account if she got 500 listens, soooooo I listened to every episode 500 times

cheeriocheerio ,

The most honest future politician out there

Amazing show filled with insightful and authentic insight into modern politics and campaigns! So excited for her to run for office so I can vote her in!!!

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