What’s Your Story?

I’m attending a 4 part advocacy training through the Friends Committee on National Legislation. My motivation is to join others in lobbying for public interest during these dark and difficult times. I also need to learn some basic skills that will make me more effective when advocating for human rights. Guess what the first lesson in advocacy is?: “As a grassroots lobbyist, your power is in your story.” I felt right at home among these strangers, both in our collective motivation to make a difference and in the opportunity to “flesh out my story.”  Through story “we can form a relationships based on … Continue reading