Leaders 2020 Lobby4Good Training

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Lobby4Good Training

Leaders 2020 Lobbying and Advocacy Training with Pat Libby

San Diego Leaders 2020 has partnered with renowned consultant Pat Libby to bring a four-part training and coaching series to San Diego’s leaders. Through hands-on workshops and coursework, participants will learn the framework for conceptualizing and carrying out advocacy campaigns, including crafting new legislative proposals at the city, county or state level for which they can then lobby or, alternatively support and advance existing initiatives. There is also an optional and additional trip to Sacramento to lobby for legislative proposals crafted by participants.

The training is focused on environmental advocacy issues and participants will learn about and work on current local environmental policy initiatives from groups like Climate Action Campaign and the San Diego Food Systems Alliance. This is a unique opportunity to participate in a graduate-level course at a discounted rate, learn from one of the most influential people in advocacy, and gain practical skills to apply toward solving problems important to you. Read the syllabus here. 

Individuals looking to engage with their communities, advocate for important issues, and actively participate in building a brighter future. The training is especially focused on environmental sustainability issues, although those interested in other areas are encouraged to participate.

Four in-person workshop-style meetings on October 4, October 18, November 1 and November 15 from 6-9 p.m. The training also requires participants to work with classmates outside of the classroom to complete reading assignments and conduct research. 

October 4 and November 1 meetings will be held at:
Center for Sustainable Energy: 9325 Sky Park Ct #100, San Diego, CA 92123

October 18 and November 15 meetings will be held at:
The San Diego Foundation: 2508 Historic Decatur Road, #200, San Diego, CA 92106

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Value: $250 for Leaders 2020 members / $300 for nonmembers, includes:

  • The opportunity to learn from Pat Libby in an intimate, interactive workshop setting
  • The knowledge and skills to effectively lobby or advocate for issues important to you
  • A certificate upon completion of the program to post on your professional profile
  • Collaboration with a team of select professionals to advocate for a cause vital to the region’s environmental and economic sustainability
  • A heavily discounted rate for university-level course material and instruction
  • Pat Libby’s book: The Lobbying Strategy Handbook: 10 Steps for Advancing Any Cause Effectively
  • The non-member price includes a year membership to Leaders 2020


About Pat Libby:
As one of the nation’s leading experts in nonprofit lobbying, Pat has coached individuals and organizations through passing a multitude of laws that have helped protect the rights of senior home care residents and victims of domestic violence, bolster cross-border environmental safety, crack-down on the distribution of child pornography, increase funding for neighborhood revitalization efforts and provide additional financial support for foster youth among many other victories.




October 4, 2017 5:00 PM  through  November 15, 2017 9:00 PM
San Diego, CA
United States
Leaders 2020 Member Price $ 250.00
Non-Member Price $ 300.00

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