Advocacy Forum: Guide for the Uneasy Environmentalist

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Frank Arts Center Auditorium, Shepherd University: 260 University Drive Shepherdstown WV 25443

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What: Panel discussion about being an effective environmental advocate

Where: Frank Arts Center Auditorium, Shepherd University Campus

When: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time: 6:30pm - 8:00p.m.

Cost: Free

As individuals and as a community, what tools do we have to create change regarding environmental and conservation issues? How does advocacy influence decision making? What strategies are most effective? 

If you have asked yourself any of the above questions, join PVAS for a panel discussion about effective advocacy. This event is non-partisan and aims to empower participants who are concerned about environmental and resource conservation issues. A panel of local professionals include environmental advocates and public officials who have a keen understanding what advocacy strategies are most effective.

Our panelists include the Honorable Stephen Skinner; Dr. David Didden, Director of Jefferson County Public Health; Mary Anne Hitt, of the Sierra Club; Christian Thomas of SkyTruth; Wendy Radcliff, Lawyer, Advocate, Organizer based in Charleston, WV 


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