Saturday, August 14 at 9:00 AM MDT

Family Legislative Boot Camp

Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs

Event Details

Family Legislative Boot Camp

August 14, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Colorado Springs
Contact the event organizer
Crystal Overstreet
Grassroots Engagement Director
719-619-9089

Courses to include:
Become equipped with the tools, tactics, techniques, and strategies needed to organize your
community, influence lawmakers, effectively communicate, and advance freedom, by breaking
barriers to opportunity.
Vision of A Free Society
This course is a principled approach for social change. Activists will learn why maximizing peace,
civility, and well-being where people succeed by helping others is the greatest opportunity towards
improving the lives of others, including the least fortunate.
Impacting Your Elected Officials
Participants will learn how to become comfortable with the daily working of their state legislature
and how to be a known and effective presence. The program includes tips and tools for effective
grassroots lobbying
How a Bill Becomes a Law
This course is a guide for understanding the legislative process at the State level. Participants will
also learn tools for tracking legislation throughout its entirety.
How to Kill a Bill
Participants will examine each stage at which they can impact the content and outcome of
legislation they
oppose or support.
Learning the Landscape
If you want to be effective at legislative advocacy, you have to do your homework. In this session
you will discuss the importance of understanding your area’s demographics and history, methods
of collecting important information and ways to connect your elected officials’ key influencers to
your cause.
Testifying in Committee
Participants will learn how to articulately and effectively present their views on bills in public
hearings
and organize their supporters to make a visual impact in hearing rooms.

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