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FLC Advocacy Tip: Issue Education

From the Florida League of Cities

Your Advocacy Health Checkup: Stay committed, stay focused…you’re almost there!

When “life” gets in the way, it can sometimes be difficult to be engaged in advocacy. This is especially true before and after session. However, those that stay the course quickly realize how important it is to their overall advocacy health.

Now that the League has developed their 2016 Action Agenda, you can focus your advocacy on those specific issues. However, if you don’t quite feel up to the challenge, or confident in your knowledge of the issues, we’re here to help. In this edition we’ll address part two of question six of our Advocacy Checkup, which focuses on issue education.

Question #6 – During the interim, do you think you need to:

1.  Become more educated on the issues?         

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FLC Advocacy Tips: Keeping You on Track for a Healthy Advocacy Checkup

From the Florida League of Cities

As your “advocacy coach” for the summer, we’re here to keep you focused and on track for perfect advocacy health by the start of the 2016 session!

Throughout the summer we’ve been sharing strategies to help you develop a successful advocacy plan. One component of that plan should include education. And by this we mean educating legislators about your community before they go back to Tallahassee for the 2016 session. So in this issue we’ll address question five of our Advocacy Checkup:

Question #5 – Do you believe your legislators are better informed after the 2015 session about your city/town and local government?

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October's Featured Associate Member: North American Development Group

North American Development Group is one of North America’s leading shopping center acquisition and development companies. In its cumulative business history, North American Development Group (“NADG”) has been active in the development, acquisition, redevelopment and management of over 200 shopping centers comprising well in excess of 25 million square feet of GLA with an enterprise value of over $3 billion.

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