Lobbying and Advocacy: A Primer for New Hampshire Non-Profit Advocates

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You don't want to miss this training where you will learn and have your questions answered about the limits and differences between Advocacy and Lobbying activities. Two subject experts - one from the national perspective and the other from the NH perspective will be on board.

What can you do as a non-profit or public health official? What are the legal sources of lobbying restrictions? What is advocacy, direct lobbying, and grassroots lobbying? As we move into the thick of the New Hampshire legislative session be ready with the information you get at this opportunity.

Kerri McGowan Lowrey will be presenting information that will empower you to effectively advocate for your organization without breaking any laws. She will cover Federal Restrictions, IRS info, and more.

Jim Monahan will bring it home by focusing on NH advocacy opportunities; and the skill sets necessary to successfully advocate at the NH legislature for your agency.

There will be ample time for your questions at the end of the presentations.

When: February 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Snow Date: February 22.
Where: University of NH School of Law, 2 White Street, Concord, NH
Who: Anyone interested in learning more about advocacy and lobbying - novices to experienced - all are welcome
Cost: $15 for NHPHA Members; $30 for Non-members; $15 for students.

Note: There are some scholarships available for students. Please contact info@nhpha.org to apply.

Register here.  For more info contact info@nhpha.org

More info about the presenters.

Kerri McGowan Lowrey, JD, MPH, is Deputy Director and Director for Grants & Research for the Network for Public Health Law’s Eastern Region at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Kerri has more than 15 years of experience in public health law and policy. Her areas of research include injury prevention law, particularly sports and recreational injury prevention in children and adolescents; the role of law in cancer prevention; and transportation policy and public health.

James (Jim) Monahan, Vice President, The Dupont Group has a strong and established public affairs practice that focuses on representing businesses, trade associations and non-profit organizations before state and national governmental agencies. This work includes an emphasis on policy development, legislative advocacy and effective communications.Jim’s professional focus includes energy, transportation and environmental issues. He does work in the healthcare field, with an emphasis on Medicaid policy.



This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27877 “Regional Public Health Training Center Program”
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