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Conservation and Environmental Advocacy 101

This event has fees
Age range
Teens (13–17)
Young Adult (18-25)
Adult (19-64)
Seniors (65 and older)
Description

Our workshops teach powerful toolkits for moving from upset to action on environmental issues in these polarizing times. What’s your environmental issue? Widening the Beltway. Lead in school water pipes. Threats to a park. Contributing to the discussion on new development coming to your neighborhood. Fighting climate change at the local level.

No matter the issue, come to ANS’ Advocacy 101 workshop to learn about how YOU can participate and make a difference. We will cover the key introductory advocacy skills of communicating your WHY, connecting environmental solutions with human needs, and introducing campaign skills that allow everyone to bring their strengths to the table:

  • Researching issues and solutions
  • Developing an action plan
  • Communicating with decision-makers
  • Building coalitions to broaden support for your issue

Bring your own scenario to work with or join to help brainstorm a partner’s. We will work through scenarios, use role-play and group and expert feedback, and actively practice our skills. 

Instructor: Eliza Cava, ANS Director of Conservation. Virtual via Zoom. 

$20 members/ $30 non-members

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Address

Audubon Naturalist Society
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
United States