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Civics 101

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

FREE

Civics 101

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!

REGISTER HERE

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!

 

REGISTER HERE!

Questions? Contact Shanna Pittman-Frank: [email protected] or 503.317.4408

Details

Date:
October 22
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:
Website:
https://wearesage.secure.force.com/default/CnP_PaaS_EVT__ExternalRegistrationPage?event_id=a2I1U000000bQXGUA2

Venue

Virtual
OR United States

Organizer

Shānna Pittman-Frank
Email:
spfrank@wearesage.org