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Community Outreach, General Information, Lectures & Seminars

LSU College of Education to Sponsor Political Advocacy Workshop

03/20/2012 01:44 PM

BATON ROUGE – The College of Education counseling, curriculum theory and higher education programs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs will sponsor a free political advocacy workshop on Thursday, March 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Lockett Hall.  


Participants will learn how to effectively present information about their causes and concerns to government officials and policy makers. They will find out how to identify, contact and schedule appointments with their elected state and federal senators and representatives.  


The workshop is open to anyone in the community regardless of which causes or concerns they wish to support.


The workshop will be presented by Dianne Hanley, a community advocate who has worked on legislation at the local, state and national level. She currently works with the Louisiana Interchurch Conference Committee for Criminal Justice and the Greater Baton Rouge Children’s Coalition Advocacy Committee.  


Hanley works as Co-Chair of the Together Baton Rouge Transit Research Active Team and has worked with Catholic Charities and the Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Life and Justice Committee. She is a professional storyteller and a roster artist for Young Audiences of Louisiana.


Registration forms must be completed and submitted by March 27. Forms can be emailed to or turned in to 122 Peabody Hall.


For more information, or to register visit  

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