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Strategies for Working with Congress: Effective Communication and Advocacy on Capitol Hill

Strategies for Working with Congress

Strategies for Working with Congress

Congressional staff aren’t just your way through a member's door; they are the door. How do you get results from these vital, behind-the-scenes individuals?

This course helps you:

  • Understand the dos and don'ts for developing relations with congressional offices
  • Learn the differences between personal and committee staff
  • Schedule, prepare for and effectively conduct congressional meetings
  • Understand common mistakes that will alienate both staff and members
  • Learn how to write a "one pager"

May 21, 2010, 9 am - 1 pm

Approved for 0.4 CEUs from George Mason University.
Approved for CEUs from George Mason University

Where: Hall of the States, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC (1 1/2 blocks from the Union Station Metro stop)

This is an elective course for the Certificate in Communication and Advocacy.

For more information, including agenda and secure online registration, see

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For over 30 years, TheCapitol.Net and its predecessor, Congressional Quarterly Executive Conferences, have been training professionals from government, military, business, and NGOs on the dynamics and operations of the legislative and executive branches and how to work with them.

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May 14, 2010 07:27 AM    Training

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