4.11 Cultivating Congressional Relationships: Advocacy Strategies for Success

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Conference Presentation | July 23, 2013

Files: Cultivating Congressional Relationships by Joyce Sacco, Stephen Piasecki, and Ben Miksch (PDF | 7.08 MB | 21 slides)

Establishing relationships with policymakers who control vital federal resources is critical to securing those resources. Presenters will provide an overview of key advocacy strategies, such as conducting successful congressional meetings, which are impactful in making ending homelessness a priority for federal policymakers. This workshop is ideal for those who hope to strengthen their federal advocacy efforts, and is particularly useful for those planning on participating in Capitol Hill Day.

  • Benjamin Miksch, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance, Seattle, WA
  • Stephen Piasecki, Supportive Housing Network of New York, Albany, NY (Speaker/Moderator)
  • Joyce Sacco, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, Glenside, PA