Street Address: 
St. Stephen's Church, 1525 Newton St. NW
City: 
Washington
State/Region: 
DC
Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 7:15pm to 9:00pm

The Washington Peace Center is excited to present our next training as part of the resistance training series, which will focus on advocating to DC government.

How does a bill become a law in Washington, DC? Who makes decisions? Learn the basics of DC government advocacy to help hold our elected leaders accountable and make DC a better place to live and grow.

We will cover:
-who's who in DC government
-how a bill becomes a law
-the DC budget and the budget process
-assets in advocating on local issues, and more

Facilitated by DC Jobs with Justice Executive Director Elizabeth Falcon who has worked on DC budget and legislative advocacy on a variety of campaigns since 2010. .

Time: 7 PM to 9 PM
Location: St. Stephen’s Church (back auditorium), 1525 Newton St. NW

The DC Trainers’ Network monthly skillshare is a structured, interactive space where people can share skills and gain confidence in their training abilities and everybody is both a teacher and a learner. It strives to provide an inclusive practice space to experiment with different approaches for learning and teaching. This skillshare is part of our new Resistance Training Series to strengthen the skills of people in the movement.

***ACCESSIBILITY INFO***

*Public transportation
By metro - Green Line (Columbia Heights)

*Event is in the back auditorium. Doors are not automatic but will be opened by community greeters. From main entrance, head past the main congregation hall towards the doors on the left side. Handrails are available only along the ramps (1 outside leading to main entrance, 1 inside leading to back auditorium)—not within the room space. There will be signs for direction.

*All gender bathrooms for the event are available, including access to a single-stall bathroom.

*We will have childcare available! Please email Nora Rasman beforehand with the ages and any specific needs the kids might have at nora.rasman@gmail.com.

*We are asking all participants to please refrain from wearing or washing with scented products on the day of the event.

Please email any questions to Darakshan Raja at Darakshan@washingtonpeacecenter.org.

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