Advocacy Series Part 2: Lobbying and Election Participation
August 16, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
One Voice Central Texas is please to invite you to a series with Danny Diaz, Civic Engagement Consultant, focused on Nonprofit Advocacy, Mobilizing, and Organizing.
This five-part series will build upon itself over four Zoom sessions and conclude with one in-person session (location TBD). Each session will last for one hour. It is strongly recommended that members attend the entire series.
Please RSVP here so we can plan accordingly.
Series Schedule & Links:
- Session 1: Friday August 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Introduction to Advocacy, Community Organizing, and Mobilizing (Zoom)
- Session 2: Tuesday August 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
What a 501(c)3 organization can do, and can’t do, around lobbying and election participation. What is a 501(c)4? (Zoom)
- Session 3: Tuesday August 30 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Advocacy Deep Dive Part 1 – Effective ways to advocate for your issue, how to develop an issue based campaign, and effective advocacy tools that can help you win (Zoom)
- Session 4: Tuesday September 20 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Advocacy Deep Dive Part 2 – Effective ways to advocate for your issue, how to develop an issue based campaign, and effective advocacy tools that can help you win (Zoom)
- Session 5: Friday September 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Location TBD)
The Intersection of Mental Health, Community Organizing, and Advocacy (In-Person; Location TBD)
Cost: This event is free to attend. $10 donations are always welcome. To make a donation, please click here.
About our Speaker
Danny Diaz is a campaign strategist and organizer advancing the power of working families to harness policy to win transformative change. Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, he serves as LUPE’s Director of Organizing where he leads campaigns to win thriving neighborhoods, protect family unity, and build political power for working families on the border. He has also served as senior advisor to the Jessica Cisneros congressional race for District 28. He also led LUPE’s policy efforts during a major mobilization that secured streetlights and flooding protection for South Texas colonias.
Danny is also a proud Kellogg Foundation Fellow, participating in its most recent fellowship cohort- with a focus in racial equity. Danny attended La Joya ISD schools in South Texas and graduated with a degree in History from the University of Arkansas.