Influencing Policy (1 Hour)

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About the Training

This two and one-half day training was conducted on September 10-12, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. The training was not recorded, but links to the Powerpoint presentation and other resources on this topic are listed below.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the legal requirements for engaging in advocacy and lobbying as a non-profit organization
  • Identify the systems (legislature, media, agencies) that you need to impact and how to influence them
  • Explain how to effectively communicate your message, utilizing many options and channels
  • Describe proven methods for engaging and mobilizing relevant stakeholders at the grassroots level

Target Audience

CIL administrators, staff, board members, and advocates involved in influencing social policy and effecting systems change.

Presentation Resources

Other Resources on Advocacy