A Primer on the Florida Legislative Process
Ever wonder how the Forum gets the funds to achieve our mission for children and families? Here's your opportunity to uncover the mysteries and learn how you can make a difference. This class is designed to provide an overview of the Florida legislative process, including how policy decisions affect the Children's Forum programs and services, as well as how advocacy affects outcomes for children and those who care for them. All Forum staff are eligible to attend.
Date & Time
October 23, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Children's Forum, Inc.
2807 Remington Green Cir
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Upon completion of the class, participants will be able to
- Identify the committees of reference for the Children's Forum programs and those affecting young children in Florida.
- List four steps for how an idea becomes a law.
- Distinguish between advocacy and lobbying and identify the limitations for nonprofits
- Identify and explain key elements and/or issues to legislators and policy makers in support of a given position.
- Pre/post test: Score of 70% required to obtain CEU
- Small group role play: Participation required for CEU
COST: There is no cost to attend.
CEU: Eligible for 0.2 CEU
AUDIENCE: All Children's Forum staff are invited to attend.
CAPACITY: 20 seats available
LAST DATE TO REGISTER: October 20, 2017
PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS: There are no educational or technical prerequisites for this class.
- Participants arriving more than 10 minutes late are not eligible for CEUs.
- In order to obtain CEUs, participants MUST attend the entire class.
You can also print out driving directions to this event.
2807 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32308