How to Lobby Government Officials and Advocate for the Health of Your Constituents

Alliance for Justice, California Partnership, and Health Access Present…

California‘s Health Care Funding in Critical Condition:
How to Lobby Government Officials and Advocate for the Health of Your Constituents

Is your organization concerned about budget cuts affecting the services you can offer and the health and well-being of your communities year after year? Nonprofits have an important role to play in the budget process, and in the policymaking process in general, but many don’t know where to start. Please join us on May 28 for a discussion with experts and advocates.

  • Learn what issues other nonprofits are facing as a result of the May revise released last week by the Governor — moderated by Scott Chan, Health Justice Network, a project of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center
  • Learn about California’s Budget Process and how your organization can have a say in the budgeting process — Nancy Berlin, California Partnership
  • Hear an update on the State Budget on Health-related Programs and learn valuable tips on effective messaging around the budget — Nancy Gomez, Health Access
  • Avenues for Advocacy: ensure your organization is doing all of the lobbying and advocacy activities you’re permitted to do under the law — Nayantara Mehta, Alliance for Justice

Friday, May 28, 2010
10:00a.m. -12:00 p.m.


The California Endowment
Room: CHC Mojave
1000 N. Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Space is limited.
Please RSVP by May 25th.

If you have any questions contact Christina Peltier via e-mail at
or by phone at 510-444-6070.


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