An Advocacy Training to better prepare you for the 2019 Legislative Session
With the need for greater citizen engagement, there is no time more important than now to learn how to help influence policymakers to make the right decisions when it comes to our state. We invite you to join us for this day of learning the process to better craft your message to lawmakers to help inform them on what is needed to move our state forward!
Join OICA and the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition for advocacy training, lunch, a State of the State viewing party, and post address panel discussion. Registration is $20 and includes includes breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks.
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome from Joe Dorman, CEO, Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy & Liz Charles, Executive Director, Oklahoma Women’s Coalition
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Legislative Panel:
Senator Allison Ikley-Freeman (D), Senator Carri Hicks (D), Senator Brenda Stanley (R), Representative Rhonda Baker (R), Representative Chelsey Branham (D), Representative Toni Hasenbeck (R)
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM BREAK
10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Haley Blood, Partner, A&A Advocates Effective communication with lawmakers
10:50 AM – 11:10 AM Alex Weintz, Partner, Uppercase Strategies Effective communication with the press
11:10 AM – 11:30 AM Angela Clark Little Effective social media communication
11:30 AM – 11:50 AM Joe Dorman, OICA, CEO Legislative Process
11:50 AM – 12:00 PM BREAK
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH
*there are a limited number of lunches available for gluten sensitive and vegetarian requests.
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM State of the State 2019
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Deciphering the State of the State Panel
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Closing Remarks & Adjourn