Legislative Advocacy 101

Get ready for the 2013 State of Oregon Legislative session!

Please join us for a “Legislative Advocacy 101” training that is designed to give you the tools to be an effective advocate for your neighborhood and community during this  upcoming legislative session. A panel of State legislators, community and neighborhood leaders will share their tips for how the community can make an impact on public policy during the 2013 state legislative session.

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Place: Portland Building, 2nd floor, Auditorium 1120 SW 5th Ave.

In order to ensure adequate capacity, please register for this training. Register

  • Online.
  • By Pone: 503 823-5827 or
  • Via email: jeri.williams@portlandoregon.gov

Panelists include:

  • Senator Ginny Burdick, District 18
  • State Representative Lew Frederick, District 43
  • Joseph Santos-Lyons, Interim Associate Director, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
  • Don Baack, SW Trails PDX and former chair Hillsdale Neighborhood Association
  • Angela Martin, Director, Economic Fairness Oregon

Information you will gain from the panel:

  • The process for how a bill becomes a law
  • How to build relationships with legislators and their staff
  • Strategies for mobilizing your base of membership or coalitions to maximize impact
  • Do’s and don’ts for lobbying on all fronts

Click here to learn more.

Transportation: The event is located on the downtown transit mall next to Yellow and Green MAX lines. www.trimet.org

Accessibility: The City of Portland will make reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities and people needing assistance with language interpretation and translation. Please notify us no less than five business days prior to the event.

PHONE: 503 823-5827 | jeri.williams@PortlandOregon.gov | TTY: 503 823-6868 | Oregon Relay Service at 800 735-2900

Co-Sponsored by: City of Portland, Office of Commissioner Amanda Fritz, Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Office of Government Relations

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