Houston Advocacy and Politics Workshop - 3/6/15
Friday, March 6, 2015 from 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us in Houston on March 6, 2015 for our Houston Advocacy and Politics Workshop. Trainers will lead attendees through Advocacy 101, Fundraising for Advocates, Campaign Strategy 101 and Political Fundraising Fundamentals. Detailed session descriptions are as follows.
Advocacy 101 is a two-hour course that gives an overview of policymaking at the state legislative and municipal levels of government. The course illustrates basic forms of advocacy as well how to effectively communicate with elected officials and policy makers. The companion course Fundraising for Advocates gives instruction on essential fundraising skills needed for advocates.
Fundraising for Advocates is a companion course to our Advocacy 101 course. This 2 hour course gives instruction on fundraising for advocacy organizations, issue campaigns and non-profit service organizations. The course curriculum covers fundraising best practices, donor identification and cultivation, grant research, and grant writing.
Campaign Strategy 101 teaches one how to think politically and navigate the political landscape whether running for office, planning a career in politics or working as an advocate. This course covers creating and implementing comprehensive political strategies for candidates and issue campaigns at all levels.
Political Fundraising Fundamentals focuses on the fundamental fundraising skills needed to successfully raise money for political campaigns or political organizations.