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Advocacy 101 Training - West Central

  • Western Illinois University 1 University Circle Macomb, IL, 61455 United States (map)

Please join ABT and its West Central Chapter for an Advocacy 101 training with ABT founder and political veteran Georgia Logothetis as trainer. This event will be streamed live between two locations; at Horrabin Hall, room 82 (address above, at the corner of Western Avenue and Univerity Drive ), and in Quincy, IL at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center (639 York Street, Quincy, Illinois). Georgia will be at the Macomb location.

Advocacy 101 training is a get a behind-the-scenes look at how to influence policy as an advocate. Learn about the difference between activism and advocacy, how legislation is really made, and how to take better action. Includes tips on getting letters to the editor published, social media advocacy, prepping for constituent meetings and town halls, and more. Focus is on how to influence all levels of government -- local, state and federal.

Georgia has been working in politics and policy for nearly 13 years, from grassroots organizing to working and consulting on campaigns. She brings her extensive experience to this interactive training. Join us!