Use Your Voice

Annual Youth Advocacy Training

Register today! Welcome Rep. Harris & Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Youth coalition members and community youth groups are invited to our free annual advocacy skills training.

We welcome Rep. Harris and a video-greeting from Attorney General Bob Ferguson to our event on December 5th, 2019. Join us in learning about advocacy, public policy, presentation skills and more.

Use Your Voice: Youth Advocacy Training

Thursday, Dec. 5th, 8:30am-1:30pm

1401 39th Street

Washougal, WA

Limited capacity- must register. Contact for more information.

Learn how policies are created and approved, how to craft persuasive messages and what to expect when meeting with a Washington State Senator or Representative in Olympia. Learn about current legislative priorities, hear from Rep. Paul Harris and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

This training is youth-led and facilitated.


8:30-9 ★ Registration
9-9:10 ★ Welcome & Introduction
9:10-9:40 ★ Legislative Process Overview & Poster Making
9:40-10:05 ★ Presentation Skills Workshop
10:05-10:20 ★ Break

10:20-10:35 ★ Find Your Legislators Activity

10:25-11:05 ★ Team Speech Writing

11:05-11:30 ★ Free Catered Lunch from Chipotle

11:30-12:05 ★ Small Group Speech Writing Session

12:05-12:15 ★ Special Video from Attorney General Bob Ferguson

12:15-1:25 ★ Rep. Harris Speech & Award Presentation

1:25-1:30 ★ Closing Remarks

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Connection is the Best Prevention

Our mission is connecting and supporting communities to build resilience and prevent youth substance use. We envision a healthy, thriving community free of substance abuse.