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October 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the OEC’s team of experts to learn more about how you can get involved in advocacy to protect our environment. Designed to complement our new Advocacy Toolkit, these trainings will help you understand some key parts of successful advocacy. These virtual training sessions will take place on three different days through the coming weeks. Register today to hold your space for this exciting training series!
Advocacy 101: How a Bill Becomes a Law in Ohio
Date: Tuesday, September 14th at 12 PM
Turning a bill into a law can be a complicated process. If you’re not a pro, understanding what’s happening with legislation at the Statehouse can feel overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be! Join us for Advocacy 101 where we’ll dive into the lawmaking process here in Ohio. We’ll share the basics on following legislation at the Statehouse, so you can feel empowered to get involved on the issues that are important to you.
What’s in a Law: How to Understand Legislation and the Ohio Code
Date: Tuesday, October 5th, 12 PM
The legislation passed at the Statehouse can be hard to decipher. Understanding the laws that make up the Ohio Code is a critical part of advocating for our environment. Join us to learn more about how the Ohio Code works and how to read proposed legislation from the Statehouse. Together we’ll cut through the jargon and legalese to dig into what makes up the laws in our state.
Advocacy in Your Backyard: How to Make a Difference in Your Community
Date: Tuesday, October 26th, 12 PM
There are tons of ways cities and counties can take action to protect our environment. Getting involved right in your backyard can be a good way to help spur action. We’ll take a look at how you can use public meetings, letters to the editor, and other tactics to get your community to make positive changes for our environment. Join us to learn more about how the decisions our cities and counties make impact our climate, our parks, and our waterways.
Register now to take part in this Advocacy Training Series! After signing up, you will receive further information about each session.