For those of you interested in online activism - this webcast on
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effective ways to use this medium to organize and make your voice
heard in the political process.
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Online Advocacy and Lobbying Webcast
This event was hosted by E-Democracy <http://e-democracy.org
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Institute for New Media Studies <http://www.inms.umn.edu
> at the
University of Minnesota.
Have you ever wondered:
- What were the top e-mails received by Governor Jesse Ventura?
- What people think when an interest group doesn't have a website?
- What is an advanced collaborative online advocacy network?
- What is online advocacy and lobbying anyway?
If so, then listen to the online advocacy webcast from:
Or directly from:
The webcast includes audio with Power Point slides in Real format or
audio-only for download in MP3. Short and to the point panelist
presentations were followed by audience questions and an engaging
discussion and debate.
This is one of the best panel sessions ever held on this topic in
general, and likely the only one freely available on the Internet.
Minnesota is known for its depth of online political activity -
lessons learned here are valuable everywhere.
The dynamic panelists include:
- Director, Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
- Public Policy Director, Minnesota Council of Non-Profits
- Author, Lobbying and Advocacy Handbook for Nonprofit Orgs.
- Legislative Director, Taxpayers League of Minnesota
- Political Coordinator, Clean Water Action Alliance
- Minnesota Environmental Action Network
- Former Director of Citizen Outreach, Governor Ventura's Office
Linda Jean Kensicki - Panel Moderator
- Asst. Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication,
University of Minnesota
Stay tuned next week for the announcement about the Net & Elections
panel or get a preview at the same site.
Visiting Fellow <http://www.publicus.net/fellow
> - February 2003
Institute for New Media Studies, University of Minnesota
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