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Environmental Advocacy 101

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Save the Dunes Headquarters

444 Barker Road

Michigan City, IN 46360

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Join Save the Dunes, Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC), and Green Drinks for this exciting opportunity to learn how to be an environmental advocate and raise your voice on behalf of Indiana's treasured resources. Guest Speaker, Amanda Shephard, will share potential roles that you can play in both HEC and Save the Dunes' work, how to engage with citizens and legislators, opportunities for action, and preparations for the 2018 legislative session. Save the Dunes staff will emphasize priorities both at a State and National level that affect our Indiana dunes. If you're wanting to be an advocate but don't know where to start, this is one session you won't want to miss!

About our Speaker:
Amanda is HEC’s Outreach Coordinator. She leads HEC’s efforts at engaging grassroots volunteers and building grasstops contacts in order to build the organization’s ability to better the lives of people, animals, and the environment in Indiana. Amanda develops multi-platform educational materials, researches information regarding legislative districts across the state, heads HEC’s Greening Your Community Initiative, and manages our Environmental Advocate volunteer program. Amanda’s professional experience includes work in the private sector, teaching, and scientific research. Her voluntary work includes serving as a regional coordinator for Sustainable Indiana 2016 and advancing a unique grassroots effort around climate change. Amanda has a B.S. and M.S in geology from Indiana State University, where she performed research in the fields of paleoceanography and paleoclimatology.

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Save the Dunes' Members: FREE
Non-Members: Suggested Donation of $20

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