In this eighth session of DC Advocacy Partners, participants will:
- Identify strategies for beginning and sustaining grassroots level organizing around specific issues.
- Understand the role of and how to use the media to effectively promote their issues.
- Identify mechanisms to promote cooperation and coalition building that will result in combined strength to influence public policy more effectively.
- Be able to identify how to recruit individual supports for community organization.
2014 DC City Council Candidate
Disability Rights Program Manager, Equal Rights Center
Director of Political Leadership and Strategy, United Cerebral Palsy
Martin Multiple Sclerosis Alliance Foundation & National Council on Disability
Partial List of Resources on Community Organizing
Strategies for Community Organizing
Amplifying Your Voice by Lydia Brown
Disability Issues: Organizing Community Support
Supporting LGBTQ Individuals: The Basics
Media Advocacy Manual by the American Public Health Association
10 Myths about the District of Columbia by DC Vote
Partial List of Resources on Emergency Preparedness & Transportation
Prepared for Emergencies Now: Information for People with Disabilities from FEMA
Be Ready DC: A Guide to Family Preparedness by the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency of the District of Columbia