Effective Communication with Elected Officials
January 19, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This webinar will discuss successful tactics and strategies employed by trail programs across the country to engage lawmakers in securing public funding and innovative policy initiatives that support the development of trail networks in leading communities. These political and trail community leaders discuss the importance of recreational/active transportation trails in helping communities to thrive via economic development, health & safety, environmental sustainability and inclusiveness/diversity. This webinar will highlight best practices for collaboration among advocates, decision makers, and key stakeholders in their efforts to facilitate transformative trail projects, emphasizing critical lessons learned.
This webinar be moderated in a forum format with curated questions that the presenters will answer, but will also allow time for additional attendee questions.
Additional presenters to be determined.
- Understand effective tactics and strategies to engage elected officials and move trail network projects forward.
- Better comprehend viable communication/education approaches via authentic dialogue with political leaders.
- Become knowledgeable about how to interact and collaborate with elected officials in an impactful way.
- Meaningfully connect with elected officials with case studies providing insight into their priorities & concerns.