Jessica Cejnar / Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 @ 11:51 a.m. / Community
Alliance for Justice Offers Election Season Advocacy Training To DN Nonprofits
Building Healthy Communities and the Wild Rivers Community Foundation are offering training to local nonprofit organizations on what volunteers, staff and board members can and can't say when advocating during the 2020 election:
Del Norte County nonprofits are invited to free, interactive workshops in Crescent City and Klamath on Tuesday, Oct. 8, that explains what volunteers, staff and board members can and cannot do or say when advocating during the upcoming election season.
“The session presents nonprofit leaders with the essential elements of nonprofit advocacy law in protecting the rights of nonprofit organizations to advocate for their communities,” said Scott Graves, communications manager for Wild Rivers Community Foundation. “Participants will gain confidence and knowledge when it comes to working to achieve deep systems change in challenging times.”
The sessions, presented by Alliance for Justice in partnership with WRCF and Building Healthy Communities, are scheduled for:
• Crescent City: 9 a.m.-noon, Del Norte Unified School District board room, 301 W. Washington Boulevard.
• Klamath: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Yurok Tribe Community Room, 190 Klamath Boulevard.
The workshop will include specific training on how public organizations can advocate and lobby with voters and candidates before elections. To register online go to http://bit.ly/bhcadvoacy. For more information call 707-465-1238.