Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Powerful Advocacy

Location: FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, Iowa


Marc Beltrame, Chair of BrownWinick Government Relations Practice Group, will be presenting at an afternoon breakout session at the Iowa Environmental Council's 2017 Annual Conference: Act Iowa - Local Solutions for a Healthier Environment on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Marc will present with Kerri Johannsen, Government Relations Manager at the Iowa Environmental Counsel. Their presentation is entitled "Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Powerful Advocacy."

The word "lobbying" can strike fear into the heart of a nonprofit employee, board member of community volunteer; but advocacy can be a powerful tool in affecting environmental change. Hear from experts on the legal parameters of lobbying and learn tips and tricks to create an effective advocacy strategy.

Other topics are the Conference include:

  • Working on Watersheds
  • Innovative Solutions in Sustainable Housing
  • Local Foods
  • Local Energy Districts: A Local Success Story
  • Local Solutions from Iowa Environmental Council Members