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Advocacy trainings for faculty, staff and students in September – News

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Two trainings will offer insight into understanding advocacy and learning how to integrate it into university life and courses.

One training for faculty and staff and one for students will cover an introduction to how to lobby, information about government relations at Illinois State University, how to incorporate campus and alumni support into advocacy efforts. advocacy, and next steps. The courses are free but registration is required.

Integrating advocacy into your teaching and research will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15 in the circus room of the Bone Student Center. This training is aimed at faculty and staff wishing to learn more about advocacy work and how it can be integrated into the curriculum and research. Refreshments will be offered. Register for the training on September 15.

So you want to know more about lobbying….will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28 in the Bone Student Center Admissions Atrium. This training is for any student wishing to learn more about advocacy work and best practices in lobbying. Dinner will be offered. Register for the training on September 28.

Faculty and staff can nominate a student to attend the September 28 training by emailing Stephanie Duquenne at [email protected]

The trainings will be hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement, the Office of Government Relations, Alumni Engagement, and the Student Government Association.

Civic engagement is one of Illinois State University’s core values. Event organizers believe that advocacy work is one of the many ways the campus community can engage civically. “These trainings are an on-campus collaboration between fields that work directly with advocacy initiatives on behalf of the University,” said Director of Alumni Engagement Stephanie Duquenne. “The goal of these trainings is to introduce our academic community to resources they may not be aware of currently exist and prepare them to put advocacy into action.”

For more information, email Stephanie Duquenne at [email protected]