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Press Release - Non-Profit Advocacy Workshops to be Held

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2014
Contact: Danielle Stuckle
701.328.2794

Non-Profit Advocacy Workshops to be Held

BISMARCK – The State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND) will be offering free workshops for non-profit organizations this fall. “The Art of Advocacy” workshops will allow an organization’s staff, board members, and volunteers to better understand how to advocate for and promote their organizations to local leaders and the communities they serve.

Presenter Danielle Stuckle, outreach coordinator for the SHSND, will also discuss the differences between advocacy and lobbying, how to prepare an elevator speech, and how to connect with local and national leaders in support of an organization. Attendees will learn about tools and methods to get their messages heard and be able to demonstrate the impact their work has on the audience they serve.

Workshop dates and locations include:

  • Chateau de Mores State Historic Site in Medora, N.D., on November 18, 2014 at
    1 p.m.
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center near Williston, N.D., on November 19 at 1 p.m.
  • Pembina State Museum in Pembina, N.D., on November 21 at 9 a.m.
  • Fort Totten State Historic Site in Fort Totten, N.D., on November 25 at 1 p.m.
  • United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, N.D., on December 2 at 9 a.m.
  • Barnes County Historical Society in Valley City, N.D., on December 3 at 10 a.m.

Register online and find complete details at http://history.nd.gov/workshops. For more information or to find out how to host a workshop in your region, contact Outreach Coordinator Danielle Stuckle, at 701.328.2794 or email dlstuckle@nd.gov.

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