August 7, 2019
Hosted by the Center for Schools and Communities with support from the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)
Advocacy Lessons from the Wizard of Oz: Educating Policy Makers and Telling our Story
Presenter: Jim McKay, Public Policy Director, National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds, Washington, D.C.
Description: Advocacy can be intimidating, but it is crucial that policymakers hear from people who care about children. Using a fun approach based on the Wizard of Oz, this session features strategies to build grassroots support, advocate for policies effectively, and to excel at media interviews.