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Legislative Advocacy 101 panel, Tues., December 10

Legislative Advocacy 101 panel, Get Ready for the 2014 State Legislative Session

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

6:00 to 8: 00 p.m.

PortlandBuilding, 2nd floor, Auditorium

1120 SW 5th Ave.,Portland


  • Rep. Lew Frederick (HD 43)
  • Rep. Jessica Vega Pederson (HD 47)
  • Abby Tibbs, District Director for Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (Oregon’s 1st Congressional District)


This “Advocacy 101” event will preview the 2014 legislative session and provide community members with tips on how to be an effective advocate for your community or neighborhood during this upcoming legislative session beginning in February. A panel of State legislators will share their tips as well as take questions about how the community can make an impact on public policy during the 2014 state legislative session.


Information you will gain from the panel:

  • How to work effectively with legislators and their staff
  • Strategies for mobilizing your base of membership or coalitions to maximize advocacy impact
  • Lobbying do’s and don’ts



The City ofPortlandwill make reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities and people needing assistance with language interpretation and translation. Please notify us by Friday, December 6 if you need assistance.

PHONE: (503) 823-3075


TTY: (503) 823-6868

OregonRelay Service at (800) 735-2900


The event is located on the downtown transit mall next to Yellow and Green MAX lines.


Questions about specific legislative items? How to reach the Mayor and City Commissioners

If you have questions about specific legislative issues 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):


Co-Sponsored by:

City ofPortland, Office of Mayor Hales, Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Office of Government Relations

Brian Hoop
Manager, Community and Neighborhood Involvement Center

Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Phone: 503-823-3075
Fax: 503-823-3050

1221 SW 4th Ave., Rm 110, Portland, OR 97204

To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will reasonably modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities. Call 503-823-3075, TTY 503-823-6868, or the Oregon Relay Service at (800) 735-2900 with such requests or visit


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