|The How-To's of Grassroots Advocacy
Rainer Waldman Adkins, Diane Balser, Steve Masters and Beth Wasserman
In this workshop, we will explore various successful grassroots advocacy strategies employed by Brit Tzedek local activists to win real change in local political institutions. From shaping the Democratic platform in Washington State to persuading mainstream Jewish leaders in Boston to back city council resolutions which promoting active US engagement in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Brit Tzedek activists have been achieving impressive results throughout the nation. Come to this workshop to learn about how these victories were won and how to incorporate the lessons learned into advocacy work in your local community.