AUCD pre-DPS 2021: Policy Education 101

AUCD pre-DPS 2021: Policy Education 101


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Archived Recording
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Friday, March 19, 2021
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Zoom Webinar

Webinar Description:

  • Objectives:
    • Review basics of federal government
    • Consider ways to educate members and connect real experience and expertise to policy.
  • Prework
    • Identify your congressional delegations
  • Post work
    • Identify point of contact for your members - key staffer/email member twitter websites
    • Review difference between education and advocacy
    • Make appointments
    • Subscribe to DPN
  • Bonus work
    • Identify state legislators
  • MCH Leadership Competencies Addressed (Policy)
    • MCH leaders will demonstrate a working knowledge of:
      • Public policy-making processes at local, state, and national levels
      • Appropriate methods for informing and educating policymakers about the needs of MCH populations and the impact of current policies on the populations

Presented by AUCD Policy Team and MCH Team