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The Art of Advocacy Workshop Schedule

Upcoming workshop dates and locations

November 18, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Chateau de Mores State Historic Site
Medora, ND
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November 19, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
Williston, ND
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November 21, 2014 at 9 a.m.
Pembina State Museum
Pembina, ND
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November 25, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Fort Totten State Historic Site
Fort Totten, ND
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December 2 at 9 a.m.
United Tribes Technical College
Bismarck, ND
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December 3 at 10 a.m.
Barnes County Historical Society
Valley City, ND
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About the Workshops
Advocating for your organization is like buying car insurance. Insurance has to be invested in monthly or annually, with the hope that you’ll never have to use it. Relationships with local leaders should be developed over time also, not just in a last minute emergency. Learn how to become an effective advocate for your non-profit organization. Understand the difference between advocacy and lobbying, how to prepare an elevator speech, and how to connect with local and national leaders in support of your organization. Attendees will learn about tools and methods to get your messages heard, and demonstrate the impact your work has on the audience you serve. Develop economic and educational impact statements, editorial calendars, and more.

Who should attend?
Staff (paid and unpaid), volunteers, and board members of non-profit organizations.

How long is the training?
The Art of Advocacy workshops generally run about two hours.

How much does it cost?
Advocacy workshops are offered for free thanks to sponsorship from the State Historical Society of North Dakota and each local host location.

Who is the presenter?
Advocacy workshops are facilitated by Danielle Stuckle, outreach coordinator at the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

How do I arrange to host a workshop?
Local hosts are asked to provide meeting space and some refreshments. To request a workshop in your community, contact Outreach Coordinator, Danielle Stuckle at dlstuckle@nd.gov or 701-328-2794.

Address:
612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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State Museum and Store: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
We will also be closed on Christmas Eve this year.
State Archives: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F, except state holidays; 2nd Sat. of each month, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
State Historical Society offices: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F, except state holidays.

Contact Us:
phone: 701.328.2666
email: histsoc@nd.gov