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Advocacy Workshop with CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations)

  • The Women's Building, Room A 3543 18th St #8 San Francisco, CA 94110 (map)

Learn how to use your voice and passion to influence policies on both the state and national level. Join us to learn advocacy tools and techniques so you can become a more effective advocate! Whether you’re new to social action or a seasoned advocate, this is an opportunity for you to gain new skills and connect with other progressive women.

This unique advocacy workshop will be facilitated by Sameena Usman, Government Relations Coordinator with CAIR SF Bay Area. CAIR's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

This workshop will cover topics including:

  • How a bill becomes a law

  • How to advocate for or against a bill on both the state and national level

  • Different methods of advocacy

    • Written

    • Phone

    • In person visits

    • Social media

    • Speaking at hearings

Attendees will have an opportunity to practice skills such as letter writing and role-play meetings with legislators.

WHEN: Thursday, May 18th, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

WHERE: The Women's Building, 3543 18th St #8, San Francisco, CA 94110

COST: $5 for Good Ol' Girls members, $15 for nonmembers. To become a Good Ol' Girls member, click here.

To buy tickets, click here.

Earlier Event: April 27
April Happy Hour
Later Event: May 25
May Happy Hour