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:
In order to ensure adequate capacity, please make sure you register for this training.
- Register online by click here – http://www.portlandonline.com/oni/index.cfm?c=59099& You'll need a Portlandonline account to register online. Otherwise email or phone to RSVP.
- PHONE: 503-823-5827
- EMAIL: email@example.com
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’s DRAFT 2013 State and Federal legislative agendas:
City Council is currently considering the DRAFT 2013 State and Federal legislative agendas and will consider for adoption in the first half of January.
Questions about specific legislative items? How to reach the Mayor and City Commissioners
If you have questions about any legislative item contained in these legislative agendas, please contact City Council offices using this link, which has contact information for City Council offices (see photos of Mayor and Commissioners on right side of page): http://www.portlandonline.com
- More information on Oregon's State Legislative Assembly
- More information on past City legislative agendas
- State Legislative Website Frequently Asked Questions
- How to find out who your Oregon Senate and House representatives are
- New Oregon Legislative District Boundaries or Map of Multnomah County Districts
- It's a Skill, Not a Mystery: What is an organizer
- From Point A to Point B: Creating a Strategy for an Issue Campaign
- How a bill becomes a law diagram
- Ten Principles of Lobbying and strategies
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