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Debating for Democracy on the Road

From our friends at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility:

Debating for Democracy (D4D) on the Road

Saturday, November 3 @ Widener University in Chester, PA10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

D4D on the Road is a one-day training workshop held at Project Pericles campuses around the country. The program is designed to provide novice and seasoned political activists with the tools and tactics they need to get their message across to community leaders, elected officials, the media, and other influential people and organizations. Workshop participants will learn how to analyze federal and state legislation, contact their elected officials and the news media and get involved in elections.

The workshop will be led by Soapbox Consulting, a Washington DC based organization headed by Christopher Kush, the author of The One-Hour Activist.  Soapbox is a leading provider of training seminars, workshops, and lobby days for many national associations. The One-Hour Activist, provides advice from elected officials, professional organizers, lobbyists, and journalists on political advocacy.

Register here: http://widener2012d4d.eventbrite.com