Become a Citizen Advocate – Aug 3-4

Are you wanting to make a change in your community, but not sure you have the tools or training you need? In this exciting two-day training, you will learn tools and tips of the trade that you can use to make powerful, lasting impact in Alaska. Join professional outreach staff with experience on a local and national scale to learn how to: set concrete and achievable goals, participate in the political process, listen to and talk with diverse audiences, effectively work with media, and more! You will also have the opportunity to take action on important energy, transportation, planning, and other community issues that need our help.

The Citizen Advocacy Academy is FREE. Lunch included. The Academy will be held on August 3-4, 2011, at the Alaska Pacific University Veco Room in Anchorage. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Alli Harvey at

Sponsored by Alaska Conservation Foundation’s Community Capacity program, Defenders of Wildlife, and Alaska Center for the Environment.