Filtering by: Policy

Lunch and Learn: Advocacy After the Election
Jun
19
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch and Learn: Advocacy After the Election

It’s important to recognize that advocacy efforts need to start well before the advent of an election campaign – and continue afterwards as well. After all, policy advocacy is a journey, not a destination. If a specific policy proposal finds its way into a political party’s election platform, it’s often the result of a lot of hard work in the months, and even years, prior to an election.

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Lunch and Learn: Engagement Strategies: Engaging Media
May
15
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch and Learn: Engagement Strategies: Engaging Media

Whatever tactic or combination of tactics your organization decides to use when moving your policy agenda forward, communications will play a vital role. Media engagement can be a powerful part your approach. In this session, Ken Lima-Coelho, Vice President, Community Engagement of YMCA Calgary, will share his experiences and strategies for media engagement in advancing nonprofit policy agendas.

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Lunch and Learn: Moving Your Policy Agenda Forward
Apr
17
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch and Learn: Moving Your Policy Agenda Forward

Moving your policy agenda from ideas to action is a significant step for your organization and requires a lot of planning, coordination, and strategy. This session will explore specific tactics you can add to your toolbox and will give you the chance to learn from others while sharing your own successes and challenges.

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Lunch and Learn: Get Out the Vote
Mar
20
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch and Learn: Get Out the Vote

The upcoming provincial election is an opportunity to get your issues heard and show power in numbers by empowering your staff, volunteers, and the people you serve to share your priorities and vote in the election. In this session, CCVO policy experts will share tips and tools for your nonprofit to better engage in the upcoming provincial election, and empower others to bring attention to your policy priorities.

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Lunch and Learn: Policy Agendas and Election Engagement Strategies
Feb
27
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch and Learn: Policy Agendas and Election Engagement Strategies

Developing a policy agenda – a set of issues or problems aimed at getting the attention of policymakers and decisionmakers – is an important step for nonprofits seeking change in the upcoming provincial election period. In this session, CCVO policy experts will outline the steps involved in creating a policy agenda to help increase your organization’s impact.

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