Advocacy in Action: Lessons Learned from the 2024 Legislative Session

Date(s) - June 27, 2024
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Fee: Free
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Common Good VT is pleased to share (and be on the panel for) this event hosted by United Way of Addison County and Hedgehog + Fox Collaborative:

Discover the power of advocacy firsthand as nonprofit leaders come together for a compelling panel discussion on navigating the legislative landscape in Montpelier. Gain insights, inspiration, and practical strategies from those who are at the forefront of effecting change through advocacy.

During our discussion, you’ll hear:

  • 2024 legislative session outcomes for the housing, hunger, childcare, nonprofit, and youth substance use and prevention sectors
  • Firsthand accounts as our panelists share their successes, challenges, and lessons learned while advocating for causes they are passionate about
  • Strategies, tactics, and best practices that drive effective advocacy

Whether you’re a seasoned advocate or new to the world of legislative engagement, you’ll be sure to walk away better equipped to make a difference in your community and beyond.

Our panelists include:

  • Teddy Waszazak, Advocacy Manager, Hunger Free Vermont
  • Sylvie Morrison, Director of Advocacy, United Way of Addison County
  • Celia Heath, Public Health Grants Manager, United Way of Addison County
  • Frank Knaack, Executive Director, Housing and Homelessness Alliance of VT
  • Emma Paradis, Manager of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Common Good Vermont
  • Sarah Kenney, Chief Policy Officer, Let’s Grow Kids

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Learn United: A Nonprofit Seminar Series is a collaboration between United Way of Addison County and Hedgehog + Fox Collaborative to bring free professional development opportunities for nonprofits. Helena Van Voorst (Executive Director, UWAC) and Sarah Audet (Principal, Hedgehog + Fox) are committed to offering opportunities to learn together based on feedback from their colleagues in the nonprofit community.