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Agenda: Advocacy 101 Workshop held Jan. 18, 2011

Advocacy 101 Workshop

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Portland City Council Chambers

7:00 P.M. Workshop Registration

7:05 P.M. Welcoming Remarks and Introductions (Commissioner Fritz)

7:10 P.M.   The Power of Community Organizing (Commissioner Fritz/Jeri Williams, ONI)

 

  • How to identify legislative issues important to your community 
  • Coalition building strategies
  • How to support your position
  • Case Study     

7:30 P.M.   How to be effective w/legislators (Sen. Ginny Burdick)

7:50 P.M. Lobbying Tips (Dan Eisenbeis/David Barenberg, OGR)

 

  • The Basics: How a bill becomes a law
  • Role of citizen advocacy in the legislative process
  • Lobbying Do’s and Don’ts for:One-on-one meetings, Committee Testimony, Letters, Phone Calls  

8:10 P.M.   Small Group Breakout Session (All)

 

8:45 PM     Navigating the State Legislature Website (Jeri Williams)

 

8:55 P.M.   Meeting Wrap-Up (Commissioner Fritz)

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