NAMI Smarts for Advocacy Training

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Recurring Event Event Series: NAMI Smarts for Advocacy Training

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is a hands-on advocacy training program that helps people living with mental illness, friends and family transform their passion and lived experience into skillful grassroots advocacy.

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is designed as a series of three 1-2 hour workshops or modules or as a single full-day training that develop the following skills:

Telling a compelling story that is inspiring and makes an “ask” in 90 seconds
Writing an effective email, making an elevator speech and making an impactful phone call
Orchestrating a successful meeting with an elected official

The unique step-by-step, skill-building design of NAMI Smarts is effective with a wide range of participants, including those who are new to advocacy as well as individuals with years of experience.

Class Platform: Hybrid- In person and VIRTUAL via Zoom.  REGISRATION IS REQUIRED.