BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//ChamberMaster//Event Calendar 2.0//EN METHOD:PUBLISH X-PUBLISHED-TTL:P3D REFRESH-INTERVAL:P3D CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYMONTH=3;BYDAY=+2SU DTSTART:20070101T000000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:Eastern Daylight Time END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYMONTH=11;BYDAY=+1SU DTSTART:99991231T000000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:Eastern Standard Time END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20191114T090000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20191114T120000 X-MICROSOFT-CDO-ALLDAYEVENT:FALSE SUMMARY:Advocacy Strategy Development & Execution: Leveraging Relationships for Results (Milford) DESCRIPTION:Attendees will discuss how to achieve organizational policy priorities through development of a strategic advocacy plan. From campaign development\, communications\, and deploying advocates this session is intended to be an interactive discussion on goal achievement through advocacy. An understanding of the legislative process and General Assembly strongly recommended.Instructor: Melissa Hopkins\nMelissa serves as the Executive Vice President of Sector Advancement at DANA. She brings a background in building partnerships\, driving policy and advocacy to DANA. She was formerly the Director of External Affairs at the Rodel Foundation\, where she guided policy strategy for education reform. As part of her work\, she has been instrumental in creating a strong network of business\, nonprofit\, and school-based partners to advance the interests of Delaware students.Prior to her work at Rodel\, she was Legislative Aide for the Majority Leader and Majority Whip in the Delaware House of Representatives. Before that\, she held positions with the New Castle County Council and the University of Delaware in the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware\, and is a 2013 Leadership Delaware Fellow Alum. She has served as a board member with several Delaware nonprofits\, and currently serves as the board chair at Newark Day Nursery and Children's Center. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Attendees will discuss how to achieve organizational policy priorities through development of a strategic advocacy plan. From campaign development\, communications\, and deploying advocates this session is intended to be an interactive discussion on goal achievement through advocacy. An understanding of the legislative process and General Assembly strongly recommended.

Instructor: Melissa Hopkins

Melissa serves as the Executive Vice President of Sector Advancement at DANA.  \;She brings a background in building partnerships\, driving policy and advocacy to DANA. She was formerly the Director of External Affairs at the Rodel Foundation\, where she guided policy strategy for education reform. As part of her work\, she has been instrumental in creating a strong network of business\, nonprofit\, and school-based partners to advance the interests of Delaware students.

Prior to her work at Rodel\, she was Legislative Aide for the Majority Leader and Majority Whip in the Delaware House of Representatives. Before that\, she held positions with the New Castle County Council and the University of Delaware in the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware\, and is a 2013 Leadership Delaware Fellow Alum. She has served as a board member with several Delaware nonprofits\, and currently serves as the board chair at Newark Day Nursery and Children'\;s Center.

LOCATION:11 SE Front Street Milford DE 19963 UID:e.750.86432 SEQUENCE:3 DTSTAMP:20200806T002037Z URL:https://alliance.delawarenonprofit.org/events/Details/advocacy-strategy-development-execution-leveraging-relationships-for-results-milford-98682?sourceTypeId=Hub END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR