Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Event: “Advocacy Leadership Training Seminar” on Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 6:30pm–9:30pm at the Brooklyn Museum — Brooklyn, New York USA

“Advocacy Leadership Training Seminar” Feb 27, 2020 at the Brooklyn Museum
Event: “Advocacy Leadership Training Seminar” on Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 6:30pm–9:30pm at the Brooklyn Museum — Brooklyn, NY USA; Where: Brooklyn Museum - Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor; Location: 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052, Telephone: (718) 638-5000; General Hours: Wed: 11am–6pm, Thurs: 11am–10pm and Fri–Sun: 11am–6pm
Event Description: “Join us for an 'Advocacy Leadership Training Seminar' on Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 6:30pm–9:30pm in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor ... In celebration of Black History Month, HYP NYC (Habitat Young Professionals New York City) and the Brooklyn Museum welcome AFROPUNK and community leaders to facilitate a conversation about the history of affordable housing, how it has influenced the current landscape of the city, and the bills/policies Habitat for Humanity NYC is working on to develop and preserve affordable housing. Panelists will then host breakout training workshops on how to advocate and mobilize. Each workshop will result in a tangible action plan to mobilize volunteers. Workshops focus on the 2020 Census, including canvassing training, scripting, etc. Event participants will also organize a special kickoff gathering for the date/time volunteers plan to go out and canvas. The kickoff location, which is to be announced, will be based on targeted neighborhoods and is an opportunity to include high profile industry/community leaders as kickoff hosts. Workshop topics: - Mobilizing Your Networks: Mila Jam, recording artist and activist; - Census 2020: Kathleen Daniel, Field Director, NYC Census 2020; - Contacting Your Representatives: Katrell Lewis, Senior Manager of Advocacy and Community Engagement, Habitat for Humanity New York City; - Rev. Dr. Charles Butler, Vice President of Equitable Development, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement Inc ... Free, but RSVP required ...” Read more: Brooklyn MuseumBrooklyn Museum-Tumblr, Brooklyn Museum-Facebook
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