The Empowered Citizen’s Guide: A Free Two-Part Webinar for Nonprofit Leaders and Citizen Activists
Hosted by The Nonprofit Institute at the University of San Diego and author Pat Libby, and presented in partnership with the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UW-Milwaukee, the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies at UW-Madison, and The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University, is a two-part webinar designed for nonprofit staff and board leaders who are curious about engaging in advocacy but aren’t aware of what’s possible.
About the Event
This two-part webinar is designed for nonprofit staff and board leaders who are curious about engaging in advocacy but aren’t aware of what’s possible. Hint: it is 100% legal for 501 (c) (3) organizations to engage in advocacy and lobbying!
For years, Pat Libby has been teaching everyday citizens how to pass laws. Most of them knew next to nothing about the legislative process when they got started, yet many surprised themselves by passing a law on their first try. For those who are passionate about creating change in their communities, cities, or states, Pat provides a simple empowering framework that anyone can understand and use.
Wednesday, November 2nd
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Part 1: Why should my nonprofit engage in advocacy? What can we do legally? How do we fund it?
Wednesday, November 9th
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Part 2: The Empowered Citizens Guide! What do I need to know about how laws get made? What are some simple tools I or my organization can use to pass a law?
About Pat Libby
Pat Libby, author of The Empowered Citizens Guide: 10 Steps to Passing a Law that Matters to YOU, is one of the nation’s leading experts on citizen lobbying campaigns. A long-time nonprofit leader, consultant, and academic, Pat has made it her mission to teach people how to create change through the legislative process. She has extensive public speaking experience and loves to share her passion for transformational change.