Advocacy Webinar Series: Part 1, 2 & 3

  • 21 Jul 2021
  • 4 Aug 2021
  • 3 sessions
  • 21 Jul 2021, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • 28 Jul 2021, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • 4 Aug 2021, 12:00 PM 1:00 PM (EDT)
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Advocacy Webinar Series 

Presented by:

Meg Stanley, Executive Director, Wholespire

Phil Ford, Policy & Advocacy Consultant, Wholespire 

Wednesday, July 21, 12pm -1pm

Part 1 of a 3 Part Series-

Advocacy 101: Making your voice heard

Gain a basic understanding of the legislative process and health policy advocacy so that you can make sure your voice is heard loud and clear. This course will help attendees, in a short period of time, to influence critical policy-making decisions. Through a series of lessons and practical learning activities, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively communicate your ideas and concerns to legislators to impact communities.

  1. Define advocacy.

  2. Explain why advocacy is important to your work.

  3. Describe step-by-step instructions on how to advocate.

Wednesday, July 28, 12pm-1pm

Government 101: How our government works

This tutorial is informative, practical and easy and is intended to help refresh your knowledge of American and South Carolina politics by providing useful information about political parties, elections, the legislative process, state government and more.

  1. Describe the different levels of government.

  2. Describe the state and US political landscape and how to navigate it.

  3. Explain how a bill becomes a law.

Wednesday, August 4, 12pm – 1pm

Relationship Building 101: Getting results for your community

Effective advocates know that getting their message across to decision-makers requires more than a single letter or meeting; results are based on the development of long-term relationships with decision-makers and their staffs. This session will discuss how to build those relationships to get real results for your community.

  1. Describe how to build relationships with decision makers.

  2. Describe power mapping and why it’s important.

  3. Implement the power mapping strategy for one of your elected officials.

FREE FOR SCAAHE AND SCAHPERD MEMBERS; $30 for all 3 webinars for non-Members. 

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