ERIC Number: ED275923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Aging Action: A Course in Senior Advocacy in Kansas.
Kansas State Advisory Council on Aging, Topeka.
Skills useful in advocacy of senior citizens' needs are discussed in this manual. The topics included are: (1) the meaning of advocacy; (2) assertiveness training for aging-action; (3) identifying issues; (4) choosing issues; (5) developing a plan of action; (6) organizing; (7) legislative advocacy; (8) criteria to evaluate potential legislative objectives; (9) lobbying strategy checklist; (10) how a bill becomes a law; (11) successful legislative work; (12) how to be heard; (13) giving testimony at a public hearing; (14) ten commandments of state politics; (15) legislative telephone tree; (16) what makes points with legislators; (17) writing to your state legislator; (18) visiting your legislators and government officials; and (19) 12 steps toward effective advocacy for older Americans. (ABL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Advisory Council on Aging, Topeka.