Advocacy in Action: Lessons Learned from the 2024 Legislative Session


Discover the power of advocacy firsthand as nonprofit leaders come together for a compelling panel discussion on navigating the legislative landscape in Montpelier. Gain insights, inspiration, and practical strategies from those at the forefront of effecting change through advocacy. 

During our discussion, you’ll hear:

  • 2024 legislative session outcomes for the housing, hunger, childcare, nonprofit, and youth substance use and prevention sectors
  • Firsthand accounts as our panelists share their successes, challenges, and lessons learned while advocating for causes they are passionate about
  • Strategies, tactics, and best practices that drive effective advocacy

Whether you’re a seasoned advocate or new to the world of legislative engagement, you’ll be sure to walk away better equipped to make a difference in your community and beyond.

Our panelists include:

Teddy Waszazak, Advocacy Manager, Hunger Free Vermont
Sylvie Morrison, Director of Advocacy, United Way of Addison County
Frank Knaack, Executive Director, Housing and Homelessness Alliance of VT
Emma Paradis, Manager of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Common Good Vermont
Sarah Kenney, Chief Policy Officer, Let's Grow Kids

Learn United is a nonprofit seminar series brought to you by United Way of Addison County and Hedgehog + Fox Collaborative.

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Zoom - Registration Required