eConnection – 1/11/23 – Power of You

The Power of You: A GFWC Zoom
Advocacy Training Series

GFWC is proud to offer a remote webinar series, The Power of You: A GFWC Zoom Advocacy Training Series.

As part of GFWC’s Strategic Plan Public Awareness efforts to raise visibility through program connections, maximize general advocacy efforts, and train the Board of Directors and general membership in civic engagement strategies with government officials, the 2022-2024 Legislation and Public Policy Committee will offer the advocacy series dedicated to creating an arena for promoting advocacy in communities large or small.  Register Today

The webinar series is scheduled for each Thursday evening at 7 p.m. beginning January 19, 2023. Each episode will be 45 minutes to one hour in length with Q & A as time allows. Register for the entire series or the episodes of your choice.

Jan. 19: Power Up: Elements of Advocating is presented by Juliet Casper, Chairman
Topics to include: Basics of advocacy and connections to GFWC Resolutions, supporting issues, and advocating at the local level activities.

Jan. 26: Power Up: Legislative Action Center (LAC) is for Me is presented by Darrell Jones, GFWC Programs Manager; and moderated by Juliet Casper, Chairman
Topics to include: Using the LAC to advocate for GFWC and Affiliate Organizations and utilizing the LAC for individual state advocacy.

Feb. 2: Power Up: Legislation and Leadership is presented by Deb Bryant, GFWC Legislative Consultant; Juliet Casper, Chairman; and Committee members
Topics to include: Highlighting GFWC legislative successes in 2020-2022 and the 2022-2024 GFWC legislative priorities and alerts.

Feb. 9, 16, and 23: Power Up: Partners toward Progress (Part 1), (Part 2), and (Part 3are presented by GFWC Affiliate Organizations and moderated by Darrel Jones, GFWC Programs Manager
Topics to Include: Putting GFWC Resources to work for Affiliate Organizations and the Affiliate Organizations share advocacy efforts on behalf of their organizations.

Day of Service – 1/16/23 – Correction
There was an error listed in last weeks econnection regarding the kits contents

The Healthy Lifestyle Kit should say: 2 cans of fruit, not 1
1 can of chicken, not 2

The Dinner In a Bag Kit should say: 2 cans of chicken, not 1
1 grated cheese container, not 2