March 11, 2020: Conservation Advocacy 101: Move from Upset to Action! (Chevy Chase, MD)
Date: March 11, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD
Learn How to Turn Upset into Action!
Widening the Beltway. Lead in school water pipes. Threats to a park. Contributing to the discussion on a new development coming to your neighborhood. Fighting climate change at the local level. Ensuring that our communities plan for a future of growth and development that respects residents new and old, and protects access to nature. What’s your environmental issue?
No matter the issue, come to ANS’ Advocacy 101 workshop to learn about how YOU can participate and make a difference. We will cover the following key introductory advocacy skills:
- Identifying issues and solutions
- Researching and communicating ideas
- Developing an action plan
- Talking to decision-makers
- Building coalitions to broaden support for your issue
Take home a copy of our Advocacy Handbook!
$20 ANS members/$30 non
What people are saying:
“Yesterday’s Conservation Advocacy 101 Workshop was more than I had hoped for. I learned quite a bit and now know the beginning steps to take on an advocacy issue. Thanks, again!”
“[The workshop] was all great! Loved the presentation and the hands-on: so important to get a feel for how to put theory into practice.”
“It made advocacy feel attainable, and enjoyable too.”