Advocate Training: (free CLE) Diversifying the Attorney's Toolkit - Effective Legislative and Policy Advocacy

Date: Friday, May 29, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Ohio Means Jobs (1040 E. Tallmadge Avenue, Akron)

Free and open to attorneys who participate in the Volunteer Legal Service Program and those interested in learning more about policy making

Overview

Engage in policy advocacy with confidence with this free CLE featuring an overview of:

  • the legislative processes
  • the state budget
  • the partisan makeup of our legislature
  • the functions of committee hearings

Speakers and panelists will include local lawmakers and advocates experienced in policy advocacy. Participants will learn:

  • how to submit comments in response to proposed legislation
  • how to offer testimony in committee hearings
  • how to track legislation
  • and how to engage in local policy efforts in compliance with LSC restrictions

 

Registration

Check in begins at 11:45 a.m.