In this foundational session, learn what advocacy is and how nonprofits can become better advocates for their mission. Explore the legal guidelines for this type of work, and how advocacy differs from lobbying. We will also discuss how advocacy differs on the city, state, and federal levels. Also participants will learn tips for how to navigate the changes from the recent November Elections. Each person will leave better understanding what you can do to become an advocate for your organizational mission.
Topics Addressed: Advocacy, lobbying, recent election
Course Level: Introduction
Who should attend: Executive Directors, board members, nonprofit professionals, government organizations
Method of Facilitation: lecture, case studies, group discussion
This work will amplify the impact of nonprofits by helping participants:
- ·Understand the difference between advocacy and lobbying.
- ·Explore advocacy laws and best practices on the local, state, and federal levels.
- ·Learn how to start advocating for your organization mission.