Whether your a lobbyist, community organizer, or just a concerned citizen, keeping up with current events is a crucial component of advocacy. It’s especially difficult to keep up with state legislation given the shear volume of bills that come through in a short amount of time. Luckily, the public can access a variety of online tools and resources that help demystify state politics and the policy-making process.
are you a current college student who wants to build political power for your generation? Do you want to learn how to affect and craft policy, lobby elected officials, organize your campus, and design a strategic communications plan? If the answer is yes, then here are four ways Virginia21’s Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) will empower you.