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Free Advocacy Training, October 26, 2019, For Experienced Advocates

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625 Kingsbury

Chicago, IL 60609

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We offer regular, free, public, and/or custom advocacy training for individuals and organizations interested in influencing the state legislative process in Illinois. Our training begins with a set of basics, including information about how the process works and how to engage in the process in a constructive way. We also offer more in-depth training for seasoned advocates who are looking to be more effective working in partnerships or dealing with tough opposition. While our focus is on criminal justice reform, the training can be useful in other issue areas.

If you do advocacy as part of your job, have attended other trainings, or participated in any advocacy campaigns, we are now trying out a "For Experienced Advocates" session, which includes:

DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS

  • Speak constructively with opponents

  • Work with unexpected emotions

  • Manage conflict

PLAN FOR A PUSH

  • Set and vet your agenda

  • Identify champions and allies

  • Create good boundaries for working in partnerships and coalitions

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

625 Kingsbury is accessible by public transportation, including the Grand (65) or Chicago (66) buses, as well as the Grand Blue Line.

There is metered street parking surrounding 625 North Kingsbury, and public parking lot at 520 N. Kingsbury that charges $12 per hour.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Jobi Cates at jcates@restorejustice.org.


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