Legislative Advocacy

Tips for Speaking to Policymakers

(originally offered 05/19/2010) Presenter: Pat Nobbie Pat Nobbie of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities gives information and tips on preparing and giving effective public testimony to policymakers. Running time: 15 minutes. (For project evaluation purposes, Parent to Parent of Georgia may email webinar viewers a brief follow-up survey in 3-6 months.)

Making a Difference: Telling your Story Effectively to State Legislators!

(Originally offered on 8/18/14) Presenters:  Claire Dees, Parent to Parent of Georgia, Community Engagement Manager; Representative Pat Gardner, District 57, Atlanta; and Dawn Alford, Public Policy Specialist, Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities and Self-Advocate. Let your voice be heard by telling your story and giving effective testimony to your legislators or policy makers. Your story […]

Understanding the Legislative Process

(Originally offered on 6/11/14) Presenter:  Pat Nobbie, Deputy Director, Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities As a parent, you are one of your child’s best advocates, you are an expert! And with the right approach and message, can be far more effective in creating positive change in Georgia than paid lobbyists or professionals. So find out […]