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Upcoming Webinar—Advocacy 101

Tuesday, December 12, 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET

Click here to register for this free online event.

 

Join us for an introductory, broad overview of concepts and actions you and your institution can use to advance your goals with people in your community, whether elected officials, people who work in their offices, or someone you meet in the grocery store.

U.S. Congress Building

This event will also include a brief summary of what’s happening in Washington, D.C., that may be of interest to U.S. science centers and museums.

In the webinar, you’ll find out about

  • what “advocacy” is
  • how you can advocate for your causes
  • ways to develop your case
  • identifying targets
  • making your case specific and vibrant
  • getting your messages out

 

Speakers:

From Akerman LLP, Washington, D.C.: Rick Spees, chair, Government Affairs & Public Policy Practice Group, and Jane Sargent, of counsel. From ASTC: Gillian Thomas, interim CEO, and Todd Happer.

Audience:

This webinar is designed for science center and museum professionals, at any level of an organization, who are curious about about advocacy. Although the focus is on the U.S. political system, many of the concepts are applicable in other countries.

Fee:

Free.

Registration will include a link to an archived recording of the webinar, so even if the live event doesn’t fit your schedule, you will receive access to its recording, which your and your colleagues can watch when you wish.

Questions?

Write to publicpolicy@astc.org.