The Advocacy 101 Webinar

  • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services, university relations and recruiting, and business affiliate professionals
  • Competency: Civic and community engagement
  • Fee: FREE (member); $89 (nonmember);
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  • Summary

    The Advocacy 101 webinar will educate NACE members on the importance of advocacy at the federal level. Through this webinar, you will learn how to be an effective advocate, gain an understanding of the flow of Congress, explore how to prepare for Congressional meetings, and learn how to tailor your message in a divided government and an election year. Attendees will also receive a brief overview of current federal education and workforce development priorities along with tips for how to effectively engage with federal policymakers both at home and in Washington.

    Following this program, you will be able to:

    • Understand the importance of advocacy as career services and hiring professionals;
    • Gain insights into federal education and workforce priorities impacting your work;
    • Get tips for how to be an effective advocate;
    • Discover how to engage federal policymakers both at home and in Washington;
    • Explore how to develop/strengthen relations with your internal government relations team;
    • Learn how to prepare and tailor effective talking points and messages that resonate with policymakers on Capitol Hill; and
    • Gain knowledge of legislation being discussed at the federal level that impact education and the workforce.


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