Nonprofit Advocacy Workshops

Nonprofit Advocacy Workshop LogoCalNonprofits is pleased to co-sponsor, along with NextGen Policy, a series of workshops on legislative advocacy at the state level. The workshops will focus on what nonprofits can and should do to represent and support their communities with limited time and resources.

Workshop topics include:

  • The unexpected reasons nonprofits should be advocates
  • The do's and don'ts of nonprofit advocacy
  • Advocacy approaches and tools, with a focus on easy steps
  • Questions and discussion

Next workshop for Central San Joaquin Valley Nonprofits:
Wednesday, October 6, 1pm to 2:30pm


We are pleased to partner with the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability on this workshop. Click here to save your spot!

There is no cost to attend this training, but space is limited and registration is required.

Spanish language interpretation and closed captioning will be available. Handouts will be provided in advance of the workshop.

Para ayuda en español, comuníquese con Karina Paredes-Arzola, Encargada de Programas, CalNonprofits:


Our first workshop in Los Angeles brought Senator Holly Mitchell together with 55 nonprofit leaders to discuss public policy advocacy. Click on the image below to see Senator Mitchell's remarks.

Holly Mitchell Video


The workshop in Stockton featured Mayor Michael Tubbs and San Joaquin County Supervisor Katherine Miller. We were thrilled to have more than 40 nonprofit folks from across the region join us to learn and be inspired to advocate for their communities. Click here to see more photos from the day.

Katherine Miller and Michael Tubbs

In San Bernardino, more than 50 nonprofit leaders participated in the training and a robust conversation about local issues, and local advocacy. We were pleased to also partner with Inland Empire Community Collaborative and First 5 San Bernardino.

Photo left to right: Suzie Gomez, Inland Empire Community Collaborative; Nancy Berlin, CalNonprofits Policy Director; Sam Seng, NextGen Policy; and Jan Masaoka, CalNonprofits CEO.

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