How to Create Change: Advocacy & the State Legislative Process
Thursday, November 19 @ 7-8pm
Speaker: Erinn Camp Mansour, Mt Hebron PTSA First Vice President and Legislative Aide to State Senator Clarence Lam
Is there a current issue you’re interested in? Wish you could change the policies or laws related to that issue? You can! Learn how the Maryland state legislature works and what role individuals play in the creation of new laws and policies and changing existing laws and policies. Examples to be covered include the Spring School Reopening, School Resource Officers (SROs) on school campuses, and Equity/Social Justice.
Ms. Mansour will speak for 30 minutes on: the state legislative process, effective advocacy techniques, using the Maryland General Assembly website to conduct research and monitor legislation, and changes to General Assembly’s normal operating procedures for the 2021 session resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. After her presentation there will be up to 30 minutes for Q&A.