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Oregon Legislative “Advocacy 101” (12/15/14)

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Monday, December 15, 2014, 6-8 p.m., in downtown Portland:

‘This “Advocacy 101” event will provide community members with tips on how to be an effective advocate for your community or neighborhood during this upcoming 2015 state legislative session and 114th Congress. A panel of elected officials, congressional staff, and professional advocates will share their advice and answer questions about how the community can make an impact on public policy at the state and federal levels.

Panelists:
Sen. Michael Dembrow (HD 23)
Rep. Jennifer Williamson (HD 36)
Grace Neal, Field Director for U.S. Senator Ron Wyden
Felisa Hagins, SEIU Local 49

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

Monday, December 15, 2014
6:00 to 8: 00 p.m.
Portland Building, 2nd floor, Auditorium
1120 SW 5th Ave., Portland