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Understanding Advocacy: How to use Public Policy to Advance Community Work and Causes
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If you are not familiar with advocacy and the power it can have in making lasting change in our community, please join the Junior League of New Orleans and the United Way at a panel discussion and educational forum. This event is free and open to the public.

When: 5/18/16
Where: JLNO Headquarters
4319 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, Louisiana  70115
United States
Contact: (504) 891-5845

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Charmaine Caccioppi and Kim Sport, United Way’s Chief Operating Officer and Chair of its Public Policy committee, will share data about the most vulnerable members of our state, tell stories of struggles and successes in Baton Rouge as they work with volunteers to engage legislators in their work around eliminating poverty, and inform attendees about how they can personally affect issues they care about through advocacy.

Session topics will include:

  • Introduction to ALICE and the ALICE Report
  • Guidance on "how to advocate"
  • Information on how to learn more about specific issues 
  • 2016 United Way Public Policy Agenda Details with Background Information / Data defending each item
  • Successes seen in the 2016 Legislative Session

This event is free and open to the public.

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