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Sunday, April 30 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Advocacy 101: How to Advocate for Good Public Policy for Yourself and Others

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How many times have you heard yourself say “There ought to be a law” or “Boy, that’s a dumb law”?  Want to change a policy in your town, state or even nationally?  Be an advocate.  Advocacy is a process of influencing a government's practices on behalf of an idea or a group of people. An advocate's actions must be focused, informed, and strategic.   To do this, an advocate should understand the process by which political change takes place

Come learn the basics of how to influence and change policy that affects the food allergy community. Learn about resources that are available to you from FARE to take your message to legislators.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions of FARE’s advocacy team.


Speakers
avatar for Jon Hoffman

Jon Hoffman

Jon Hoffman joined the FARE team in August 2016 as the Associate Director of Advocacy. He brings four years of experience in the digital advocacy realm, leading campaigns and utilizing new media to motivate and direct advocates to make their voices heard with legislators and regulators. He will be working to expand... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Jobrack

Jennifer Jobrack

As Senior National Director of Advocacy for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), Jen manages the state, municipal, and industry-specific policy portfolio focused on the inclusion and safety of people with food allergies. Recent campaigns include access to epinephrine in schools, public places and airplanes; college and university preparedness for students with food allergies; restaurant accommodations; food labelling; and improving the emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Jen works with national coalitions of advocates, public officials and industry leaders on best practices in legislation, strategy and implementation. Previously, Jen was executive director of a family foundation, created a communications and marketing department for... Read More →


Sunday April 30, 2017 9:00am - 9:45am
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk 123 Losoya Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

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