TheCapitol.Net Faculty – Shireen Mitchell

TheCapitol.Net Faculty – Shireen Mitchell

Faculty and Authors of TheCapitol.Net > M-Q SHIREEN MITCHELL is an award winning digital strategist, technological woman of color, founder, author, speaker, social entrepreneur, nonprofit leader, advocate, and diversity analyst. She is a native New Yorker playing video games, designing BBS boards and gopher sites prior to the Web going world wide. As an early […]

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Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net

Custom, On-Site Training from TheCapitol.Net All of our programs and any combination of their topics can be tailored for on-site training for your organization. Our training and publications include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more: […]

Pocket Constitution

Pocket Constitution

September 17, 2018, is Constitution Day! The Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and the Amendments to the Constitution, all in a handy pocket-sized booklet. Our Pocket Constitution is available for purchase in multiples of 25 copies with Free Shipping. Single copies are available for $5 each including shipping.   “Happy Constitution Day, if You Can […]

“Lobbying and Advocacy,” by Deanna Gelak

“Lobbying and Advocacy,” by Deanna Gelak

Lobbying and Advocacy: Winning Strategies, Resources, Recommendations, Ethics and Ongoing Compliance for Lobbyists and Washington Advocates. Lobbying and AdvocacyBy Deanna Gelak Lobbying and Advocacy is the comprehensive guide for lobbyists and Washington advocates. This 11 chapter publication provides practical tips and resources, as well as step-by-step guides for communicating with policymakers in every venue. What […]

Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook

Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook

  Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook A Practical Guide By Tobias A. Dorsey The Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook offers practical advice and insight for those engaged in legislative drafting, those more interested in policy than drafting itself, or those interested in reading and interpreting the law.   The Legislative Drafter’s Deskbook: A Practical Guide is a masterful work. […]

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 27, 2018

Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments, 1-day course in DC, Sept. 27, 2018

  Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments A “how to” program for anyone who drafts federal legislation.     This course helps anyone draft, revise, and review bills and amendments, with lessons especially useful to those who review legislation, prepare reports, or draft legislation and other formal legislative documents. In this course our expert faculty explain […]

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking – A Nine-Course Series on CD

Congress, the Legislative Process, and the Fundamentals of Lawmaking – A Nine-Course Series on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This nine-session course gives you a comprehensive look at the organization and practices of the U.S. Congress. Learn about the procedures of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate from the introduction and referral of legislation to reconciling differences between House-passed and Senate-passed legislation. Course 1: Introduction and […]

Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out?

Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out?

  Should I Defer My Social Security Payout?   Social Security’s income and outlays are accounted for through two federal trust funds: the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund. Under their intermediate assumptions and under current law, the Social Security trustees project that the DI […]

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, September 12-14, 2018

Congressional Operations Briefing: Capitol Hill Workshop – How Congress Works, in Washington, DC, September 12-14, 2018

Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop Intensive 3-day Congressional Operations Briefing and Seminar     Congressional decision-making is driven by politics, policy and process. This engaging workshop and seminar on legislative operations provides the full Capitol Hill experience as our Washington-based experts focus on these 3 P’s. They discuss the policy-making process and the […]

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy

Common Sense Rules of Advocacy

  Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers A Practical Guide for Anyone Who Wants To Be a Better Advocate By Keith Evans Common Sense Rules of Advocacy for Lawyers provides tips and rules that will help anyone – lawyer or lobbyist, account executive or negotiator, parent or teacher – improve their advocacy skills in […]