Date/Time: November 12 -13, 2020
See Schedule below for individual session times below.
Join C4 Atlanta for this mini advocacy summit focused on helping artists and arts administrators build their skills and understanding of their power as community advocates. Join only individual sessions of interest or attend the entire event! Facilitated online via Zoom. Register to receive summit info and session links.
Summit Session Schedule:
Thursday, November 12, 2020
- 10:30am -12:00pm: Arts Policy Updates + Advocacy Do’s and Don’ts for Nonprofits – Free. Presented by C4 Atlanta and Nelson Mullins. This session will address the legalities and ethical concerns of nonprofits and nonprofit workers engaged in advocacy work. Learn more about policy concerns that face arts workers in the next legislative session.
- 12:15pm – 1:45pm: Tracking Policy from A to Z: How to Track and Follow Proposed Policies and Legislation – Free. Presented by YWCA of Greater Atlanta. How is a legislative policy passed? How can you keep track of what’s happening with specific policy measures? In this session with YWCA of Greater Atlanta, learn about how to follow policy initiatives and tips for strategically advocating to policymakers
Friday, November 13, 2020
- Friday, November 13, 2020 – 10:30am – 12:00pm Grassroots Organizing and Messaging – Free. Presented by New Georgia Project. How can you organize quickly for grassroots action? How do you craft your advocacy messaging strategy to mobilize other advocates? New Georgia Project Executive Director Nse Ufot will focus on strategies and tactics that help activate people toward your cause.
- Friday, November 13, 2020 – 1:30pm -3:00pm What Happens Now: Understanding Possibilities Following the 2020 Election and Advocacy After an Election – Free. Presented by PEN America. The 2020 election presents several possible situations that may arise immediately following the election. PEN America Director of U.S. Free Expression Programs Nora Benevidez examines what happens now, how we got here, and what opportunities exist to advocate after an election occurs.