February 03, 2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Refugee Advocacy Training

Interested in talking to your elected representatives but not sure how? Come and learn about legislative priorities for LSI and the Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa related to the refugee community, get tips on how to talk to an elected official, and practice telling your story about why this matters to you.


Introduction to Advocacy - Nick Wuertz, LSI Refugee Community Services and Jill Niswander, EMBARC

Advocacy Training - Rep Zach Nunn, House District 30 and Tom Chapman, Iowa Catholic Conference

Storytelling Practice - Meghan Smith, LSI Refugee Community Services

We will be in the Fellowship Hall at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church.

Free lunch of Ethiopian food will be providedso please contact [email protected] with any dietary restrictions so we can accommodate all participants. Free will donations to cover this cost will be accepted at the event.


Capitol Hill Lutheran Church
511 Des Moines St
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States
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