Legislative Advocacy 101
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
6:00 to 8: 00 p.m.
Portland Building, 2nd floor, Auditorium
1120 SW 5th Ave., Portland
Get ready for the 2013 State of Oregon Legislative session!
Please join us for a “Legislative Advocacy 101” training that is designed to give you the tools to be an effective advocate for your neighborhood and community during this upcoming legislative session. A panel of State legislators, community and neighborhood leaders will share their tips for how the community can make an impact on public policy during the 2013 state legislative session.
- Senator Ginny Burdick, District 18
- State Representative Lew Frederick, District 43
- Joseph Santos-Lyons, Interim Associate Director, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
- Don Baack, SW Trails PDX and former chair Hillsdale Neighborhood Association
- Angela Martin, Director, Economic Fairness Oregon
Information you will gain from the panel:
- The process for how a bill becomes a law
- How to build relationships with legislators and their staff
- Strategies for mobilizing your base of membership or coalitions to maximize advocacy impact
- Do's and don'ts for lobbying on all fronts
To register or for more information:
The City of Portland will make reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities and people needing assistance with language interpretation and translation. Please notify us no less than five business days prior to the event.
PHONE: (503) 823-5827
TTY: (503) 823-6868
Oregon Relay Service at (800) 735-2900
The event is located on the downtown transit mall next to Yellow and Green MAX lines. www.trimet.org
City of Portland, Office of Commissioner Amanda Fritz, Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Office of Government Relations
Neighborhood Program Coordinator
Office of Neighborhood Involvement
City Hall, 1221 SW 4th., Rm 110
Portland , Oregon 97204