This concurrent session was delivered at the state convention April 21, 2017. Topics covered and handouts are below.
PowerPoint presentation It’s All About the Bill
Pennsylvania Legislative Process
Beryl Kuhr, Harrisburg Branch, covered the basics of the legislative process for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as well as the process for amending the state constitution (important to understand for redistricting reform).
Explanation to facilitate reading of legislative bills
Grassroots Advocacy Tips and Techniques
Elizabeth Holden, AAUW Grassroots Advocacy Manager, shared insights for how to influence legislation. Wonderful to learn from an expert.
Developing Your Advocacy Strategy Handout
Current Pennsylvania Legislation
Ann Pehle, Public Policy Co-Chair, provided an overview of our coalition partners and status of the legislation AAUW-PA is tracking.
AAUW PA Coalition Partners
Barbara Price, Public Policy Co-Chair, introduced Lobby Corps. Ann Pehle introduced Advocacy in a Box. See separate pages on this website for more information.
Lobby Corps Responsibilities
Tools for Advocacy