Friday, November 25, 2011

Free webinar: The Power of Policy#2 Educating, Advocating, Lobbying What’s the difference and what role can health department staff play?

December 1, 2011 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST / 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

This webinar, the second in a series focused on policy as a tool for population health improvement, will discuss the legal distinctions between policymaker education, advocacy, and lobbying, and clarify what policy activities health department staff can legally engage in. The webinar will feature the former chief legal advisor to the CDC discussing the importance of health departments engaging elected officials on public health matters and providing guidance for related policy activities, an expert on lobbying laws from the Alliance for Justice discussing the various legal definitions of lobbying, and a former state health department bureau director sharing lessons learned from the field about how to effectively and legally engage in policy work.

Register Today! (Participants must register to participate in this webinar.)

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