Good Trouble - Part 1

As a nonprofit, you are not only allowed to advocate and lobby, you have a responsibility to do it.

In this webinar you will learn the importance of developing a lobbying and advocacy plan, and how to implement it.

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  • FRI
    10 FEB
  • 09:00 AM
10 February 2023 Friday, 09:00 AM CST

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 Join the conversation and learn some effective methods of public policy and advocacy through direct contact with decision-makers and through grassroots campaigns. 

Nonprofits have a responsibility to represent the interests of the people and communities they serve through public education, public policy advocacy, and by engaging in the public affairs of the community.   This is a two-part series on February 10th and February 17th at 9 a.m. central time.  You will have to register for both sessions to attend both.  

In this series you will: . 

Learn what you can do

Brush up on your knowledge of what the law allows you to do in the public arena

What is advocacy?

Learn the dos and don'ts of advocacy

See what has worked

Examine real-life examples of nonprofit policy work

Find out how to engage

Explore ways in which you can engage in state and local policy work

Try it out

Participate in some practical lobbying exercises to learn the legislative process and how to be an advocate for the community and people you serve.


Martha is the Co-Founder of the Nonprofit Academy of Wisconsin.  She also serves as a Commissioner with the City of Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission and is the former State Director with 9to5 Wisconsin, which is one of the largest, most respected national membership organizations dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda.  Now she is a Licensed Consultant with the Standards for Excellence and serves as a member of the NAWi Advisory Committee.

Martha Collins

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