Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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)
- Ty Schwoeffermann, Urban League
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 event was rescheduled due to the City Hall electrical power outage on the previously scheduled date of Tues. Dec. 10th.
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. www.trimet.org
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): http://www.portlandoregon.gov
City ofPortland, Office of Mayor Hales, Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Office of Government Relations
Manager, Community and Neighborhood Involvement Center
Office of Neighborhood Involvement
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 http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bibs/48889