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  • Fly-ins: Catch them in DC and Back at Home 3.16.18

    In-person meetings between your advocates and their lawmakers have the most impact. But is your fly-in everything you want it to be?

  • Advanced Advocacy Strategies 6.15.18

    Have you been running an advocacy program for 3+ years and looking to breathe new life into your messaging strategy and enhance outreach using real data? This event is for you!

  • Preparing for a New Congress in 2019: Freshening up Your Strategy 11.30.18

    Join us in discussing new ways (and new approaches!) to plan for the incoming Congress and a drastically different political climate in Washington, DC.

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The Advocacy Leaders Network

The ‘Advocacy Leaders Network’ is a workshop series to assist grassroots and government relations professionals in research, strategies, and practices with the goal of enhancing relationships, communications, and understanding between citizens and Congress. This goal is achieved by providing advanced advocacy education through professional development and networking opportunities for the public affairs community. The series is hosted by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF), produced by Beekeeper Group, and sponsored by VoterVoice, a FiscalNote Company

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    From the Congressional Management Foundation blog: This summer, Rasmussen Reports conducted a public opinion survey that found that only 21% of voters feel that most members of Congress care what their constituents think. There’s plenty of blame to go around as to the cause for voters’ cynicism. Highly polarized politics, partisan rhetoric, the media, and shows like House of Cards serve to reinforce the misperception that power in Congress is limited to just a few Members in leadership positions and constituents don’t matter.
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  • Upcoming events

    Fly-ins: Catch them in DC and Back at Home

    When: Friday, March 16, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Where: Offices of Beekeeper Group in Washington, DC

    In-person meetings between your advocates and their lawmakers have the most impact. But is your fly-in everything you want it to be? Learn from seasoned fly-in organizers about how to optimize your program and keep the energy going once your advocates return home. This event will equip you and your organization to build influential connections and nurture the true champions of your cause.

    Advocacy Leaders Network 2018 Event Series

    When: Friday, March 16, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Where: Offices of Beekeeper Group in Washington, DC

    The 'Advocacy Leaders Network' is a series of half day workshops tailored to senior advocacy, government affairs, and public relations professionals. Each event focuses on higher level strategy, emerging trends, innovative case studies, with an emphasis on results and measurable ROI.

    The following are the topics and dates for the 2018 series:

    March 16, 2018
    9:00am – 12:00pm
    Fly-ins: Catch them in DC and Back at Home

    June 15, 2018
    9:00am – 12:00pm
    Advanced Advocacy Strategies

    November 30, 2018
    9:00am – 12:00pm
    Preparing for a New Congress in 2019: Freshening up Your Strategy

    To view other events in this series, please visit our website here.

    Tickets are fully transferable within an attendee’s organization.

    Content presented through the Advocacy Leaders Network, by the Congressional Management Foundation, is the property of CMF. Any redistribution, publication, or broadcast without the expressed written consent of CMF is strictly prohibited.