Please Join the CVNA and guest speakers Al Hayes and Steve Firman for this great workshop. Sign-up today!
When: Thursday, November 6, 2015
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
What: Advocacy Workshop (Al Hayes w/ UNI & Steve Firman (Unitypoint)
Where: Philanthropy Center (US Bank Building. 425 Cedar Street, Waterloo = 3rd floor)
Al Hayes: The session will examine the role of nonprofits in advocating for social change. There is often confusion about what nonprofits can and cannot do in terms of influencing public policy decisions. I will try to clarify the important role that they can play in bringing issues to the attention of decision-makers.
Steve Firman: In my part of the presentation, I will discuss the fundamentals of advocating for your issues and organization with governmental officials at both the state and federal levels, the differences in lobbying techniques between these two levels and the importance of developing relationships with newly elected legislators.
There will be time allowed for questions. Please click here to register for this great workshop opportunity. Free to members, $25 for non-members. Please RSVP by November 4, 2014.
Also, please feel free to pass this along to others within your organization that you think could also benefit from this workshop.