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Webinar: Advocacy Boot Camp: The Basics of Effective, Creative and Legal Advocacy for Nonprofits

Hannah Gregory RESCHEDULED: Due to a technology glitch that prevented interested participants from registering, this event has been rescheduled for 1:30-2:30 p.m. October 31.

Philanthropy Journal is pleased to present Advocacy Bootcamp: The Basics of Effective, Creative and Legal Advocacy for Nonprofits featuring David Heinen, director of public policy and advocacy for the N.C. Center for Nonprofits, and Beth Messersmith, North Carolina campaign director for the MomsRising.org.

Having trouble getting your organization’s message heard, especially among state and local decision-makers? This one-hour webinar will cover the basics of what you need to know to become an effective nonprofit advocate.

Topics covered will include: what's legal for 501(c)3 organizations, the difference between direct and grassroots lobbying, creative ways to make your message heard, the role media can play in advocacy campaigns, training citizen advocates, and how to be effective when your organization is not located near your state legislature or local government center.

Register now to join us for this live event, which will be streamed online from 1:30-2:30 October 31.

Note that the webinar also will be available for download later for viewing at your convenience.

David Heinen, director of public policy and advocacy for the N.C. Center for Nonprofits, advocates on issues affecting North Carolina’s nonprofit sector and trains nonprofit leaders on advocacy, public policy, and legal compliance. Before joining the Center in 2007, David served as legal counsel for many small and mid-sized nonprofits. In June he received the second annual Flo Green Network Champion Award from the National Council of Nonprofits.

Beth Messersmith, North Carolina campaign director for the MomsRising.org, has 13 years’ experience coordinating grassroots education and lobbying efforts and training citizen advocates. In her work with MomsRising, Messersmith regularly develops creative approaches to making members' voices heard.

(Note: Your registration fee helps Philanthropy Journal provide this resource at no cost to NC State University students enrolled in the Institute for Nonprofits' nonprofit studies minor.)

Webinar: Advocacy Boot Camp: The Basics of Effective, Creative and Legal Advocacy for Nonprofits

Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. October 31 (EST) Cost: $30

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October 31st, 2013 1:30 PM   through   October 31st, 2013 2:30 PM
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