Student Groups Plan Legislative Advocacy Training
Contact: Kent Heier
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STUDENT GROUPS PLAN LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY TRAINING
St. Joseph, Mo. - Feb. 7, 2012 - Student groups have invited an advocacy group to Missouri Western State University to provide training on how to advocate for a bill in the Missouri legislature. The free training session by PROMO, a statewide organization advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Agenstein Hall, room 324.
Attendees will learn about legislative advocacy in the context of the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act and the Missouri Safe Schools Act, and will be encouraged to register for PROMO's Equality Day in Jefferson City on Wednesday, Feb. 29 to advocate for the bills.
For more information about the training, contact David Tushaus, professor of legal studies, at 816-271-5627. To register for Equality Day and to find other Equality Day public trainings, visit www.PROMOonline.org or call 314-862-4900.
Missouri Western's PRIDE Alliance and the Legal Studies Association are cosponsoring the event with Northwest Missouri State University's Common Ground.
Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit www.missouriwestern.edu.