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Grassroots Legislative Advocacy 101


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Learn advocacy from the advocates!
We're a grassroots, peer-based mental health advocacy organization in Colorado that is dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental health conditions. Why? Well, because we have them too! That's what we mean by grassroots. We aren't policymakers or politicians, we're just people who want our voices to be heard. And we want yours to be heard too!

What you'll learn
During this free workshop, you'll learn about:

The legislative process in Colorado
Prominent issues in mental health advocacy
Crafting testimony for legislative hearings
How grassroots advocacy can make a difference
Who you're learning from
This workshop is co-hosted by Aubrey Boggs, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator at the Colorado Mental Wellness Network, and Moe Keller, former Colorado State Senator and current Vice President of Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives at Mental Health Colorado.

Who should come
Absolutely anyone who is interested in advocating for social justice! While we focus on mental health, the lessons in our workshop are applicable to any social issue and we welcome people with all advocacy interests!

How much does it cost?
Absolutely nothing. The workshop is free, refreshments are provided, and we have free lot and street parking available!