2022 Fall Advocacy Workshops
From Nov. 10 – 15, 2022 the WASB held four in-person advocacy workshops, called “Connecting with Lawmakers.” An online version was held Nov. 16, 2022.
These hands-on evening workshops explored how to develop the kind of relationships with lawmakers and their staff to make better, more effective legislative advocates for schools during the state budget process.
Connecting with Lawmakers (Agenda and Workshop Description)
Connecting with Lawmakers
6 p.m. – Dinner
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Program
(The content is the same each evening)
This hands-on, evening workshop will focus on how to develop the kind of relationships with lawmakers and their staff that will make you a better, more effective legislative advocate for your students and schools during the state budget process. We will:
- Describe the inner workings of legislative offices with tips on how to make efficient and effective contacts
- Highlight resources the WASB provides that can help you
- Discuss challenges you may have experienced in communicating with your state lawmakers
- Give practical advice on how to address those challenges
Legislative Advocacy Videos
Government Relations Specialist Chris Kulow shares four ways to raise your advocacy game and the do’s and don’ts of meeting with legislators. Learn more with our government relations team at a Fall Advocacy Workshop this November.