nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
Time: January 12, 2012 from 8:30am to 12:30pm
Location: University of Hartford
Street: Bloomfield Ave
City/Town: West Hartford
Website or Map: https://netforum.avectra.com/…
Event Type: conference
Organized By: CT Association of Nonprofits
Latest Activity: Jan 3, 2012
Join us for a day focused on the importance of advocacy that will include educational and networking opportunities, as well as the launch of our Connecticut Speaks Up, a campaign encouraging all nonprofits to speak with their elected officials about the importance of our sector and those we serve.
You’ll hear from Deb Heinrich, Nonprofit Liaison to the Governor about the importance of speaking up and how we can all work together to strengthen the essential partnership between the state and nonprofits.
The day will also include a valuable networking session with several state agency commissioners. Those confirmed to date include:
We’ll have skill builder sessions focused on giving a variety of staff and board members the skills and confidence they need to make their voice heard. Four concurrent breakouts will focus on:
Advocacy Day 2012 – CT Speaks Up is a great opportunity to engage all levels of staff in advocacy, including executive directors, policy and communications staff, development staff and direct care workers who are on the front lines and can engage clients and consumers in the advocacy process.