Advocacy 101 is a two-hour course that gives an overview of policymaking at the state legislative and municipal levels of government. The course illustrates basic forms of advocacy as well how to effectively communicate with elected officials and policy makers. The companion course Fundraising for Advocates gives instruction on essential fundraising skills needed for advocates. Session begins at 8:45am.
Fundraising for Advocates is a companion course to our Advocacy 101 course. This 2 hour course gives instruction on fundraising for advocacy organizations, issue campaigns and non-profit service organizations. The course curriculum covers fundraising best practices, donor identification and cultivation, grant research, and grant writing. Attendees for this session will be served lunch. Session begins at 11am.
Campaign Strategy 101 Teaches one how to think "politically" and navigate the political landscape whether running for office, planning for a career in politics or working in advocacy. This course curriculum covers creating and implementing effective political strategies for candidate and issue campaigns at all levels. Session begins at 1:30pm.