Training Tools for Lobbying, Advocacy and Public Policy Participation

Sample Workshop Outlines – prepared by Members of CLPI’s Trainer-Resource Network
Half-day for beginners on lobbying
Full-day for beginners on lobbying
Half-day for more experienced staff and volunteers on lobbying
Full-day for more experienced staff and volunteers on lobbying

Lobby Simulations
Lobby preparation exercise – human services
Coalition, message development, lobby exercise – animal rights
Coalition message and lobby simulation – nonprofit energy tax

Speaker’s notes on Lobby and Election related advocacy law
What the Nonprofit Leader Needs to Know About the Lobbying Rules for Charities by Thomas A. Troyer
Election Season Do’s and Don’ts for 501(c)(3) organizations