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Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council Partners in Policymaking

September 6, 2019 - September 7, 2019

Venue

Hilton Garden Inn – Columbia MO
3300 Vandiver Dr
Columbia, MO 65202
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Building Alliances, Direct Action & Community Organizing/Parliamentary Procedures – Graduation!!!

COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrate successful techniques of advocating for services to meet the needs of unserved and underserved individuals.
  • Identify strategies for beginning and sustaining grassroots organizing around specific issues.
  • Understand the protocols of parliamentary procedure and serving on boards.
  • Understand the role of, and how to use, the media (including social media) to effectively promote issues.

Agenda

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

12:00 – 12:30 pm | Registration
12:30 – 12:45 pm | Packet and Homework Review
12:45 – 3:00 pm | Providing Context on Organizing and Socail Movements with Chris Worth/Derek Wetherell of Paraquad, St. Louis, MO
3:00 – 3:15 pm | Break
3:15 – 5:30 pm | Power and Differences in Advocacy and Organizing with Chris Worth/Derek Wetherell of Paraquad, St. Louis, MO
5:30 – 6:30 pm | Dinner
6:30 – 9:00 pm | Parliamentary Procedures with Dr. Michael McDonald of Murfreesboro, TN

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

7:30 – 8:00 am | Breakfast
8:00 – 10:30 am | The “How To” of Community Organizing with with Chris Worth/Derek Wetherell of Paraquad, St. Louis, MO
10:30 – 10:45 am | Break
10:45 am – 12:00 pm | Strategic Planning: Campaign and Community Building with Chris Worth/Derek Wetherell of Paraquad, St. Louis, MO
12:00 – 12:15 pm | Evaluation
12:15 – 1:30 pm | Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 pm | Graduation/Reception