After Lobby Day: Fast, Frugal, Effective Follow-Up to Help Seal the Deal
WHO: This workshop is ideal for nonprofits, chambers of commerce, professional and neighborhood associations, PTAs, and other community-based organizations, as well as activist-minded individuals, who want to get the most out of their organizing activities.
WHAT: This workshop presents quick and easy techniques that your organization can implement today to help legislators remember and champion your policy agenda.
The first half of the workshop addresses:
The benefits of regular communication with key legislators,
Easy techniques for incorporating regular and compelling communication with legislators into your organization's already-full workload, and
Where to find no-cost information regarding laws governing advocacy activities of 501 c 3 organizations.
The second half of the workshop is a group brainstorming session in which participants can ask in-depth questions and present common lobbying challenges; instructor will answer questions and facilitate group problem-solving discussions.
About the Instructor:
Lisa Arnold has provided consulting services to nonprofit and community organizations since 2003. Her extensive and varied nonprofit work includes positions as community organizer, development director, communications director, volunteer manager, executive director, and sometimes all of the above at once.
Some of Lisa's other adventures in nonprofit work include:
* Directing several successful organizing campaigns (at both
the community--and state--level), including a campaign to
improve response in Chicago's 8th Police District to 911
domestic violence calls and a campaign for 80 units of
affordable housing on Chicago's Northwest Side (that
resulted in 160);
* Co-founding a statewide advocacy organization (Equal
Rights Washington); and launching a program to develop
civic leaders in Chicago, one of whom was chosen by local
foundations to represent Chicago at the Fourth World
Conference On Women in Beijing, China.
* Producing and/or teaching fundraising and other nonprofit
workshops throughout Puget Sound, including a six-day
training series in conjunction with the Gill Foundation,
and workshops at The Evergreen State College, the
University of Washington, Highline Community College, and
South Seattle Community College; and
* Media coverage of her work, projects and clients includes
pieces in numerous major TV, radio, and newspaper outlets
in Chicago and Seattle, including WLS, WGN, WBBM, CLTV,
and KOMO TV News; the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun
Times, the Chicago Daily Southtown, La Raza, the Puget
Sound Business Journal, Seattle Gay News, The Seattle PI,
The Seattle Times, the Stranger's "Slog" and the Tacoma
Roosevelt Square Whole Foods Classroom (View)
1026 NE 64th Street
Seattle, WA 98115
|Minimum Age: 15|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|