October 15 @ 8:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020
Want to be more involved but not sure where to start? Or how things work?
Then Civics 101 is for you!
Join SAGE: Senior Advocates for Generational Equity and community advocate (and former Deputy Director of Elders in Action) JoAnn Herrigel for an intergenerational education series exploring local government, how it works and how you CAN make a difference!
In this virtual training series you will:
– Learn the basic elements of our local political system!
– Hear directly from elected officials!
– Learn how to advocate for issues of concern!
Session #1: City of Gresham
Thursday, Oct. 15, 1-3pm
Presentation by: City Councilor Jerry W. Hinton
Session #2: Multnomah County
Thursday, Oct. 22, 1-3pm
Presentation: Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson
Session #3: Metro Regional Government
Friday, Oct. 30, 1-3pm
Presentation: Councilor Shirley Craddick
Session #4: “What Now?!” – Advocacy in Practice
Thursday, Nov 12, Time TBD – Guest Speaker TBD
Tips & Tools,Practice your Skills, Learn from other advocates!
Questions? Contact Shanna Pittman-Frank: [email protected] or 503.317.4408