Ken Ferber, founder, and CEO of Trueify, LLC and a national authority on advocacy, issues management, reputation development, and crisis communications will give a comprehensive overview of advocacy. Ken will draw on his vast experience in government, non-profit, and the corporate world to give participants the tools and confidence needed to become effective advocates. He will also talk about the unique challenges of advocating for environmental causes including wildlife.
The workshop is open to ALL nonprofits and their representatives at NO charge. Nonprofits will be asked to submit their IRS Letter of Determination after they register for the workshop. For individuals not representing a nonprofit, there is an $88 fee.
This event will be held online via a Zoom webinar and NOT available on the Facebook live stream. The link will be provided to all registrants a few days before the event.
The Advocacy Workshop syllabus will include:
7 Truths of Advocacy
Advocating to Government Officials
Advocacy & Law Enforcement
Advocacy to the News Media
Case Studies – Successes And Failures
Unique Challenges Advocating for Wildlife
Pitfalls And Pratfalls to Avoid
Audience participation, discussion, and interaction are encouraged throughout the session.
Private Consultations with Ken Ferber - Minimum Donation Required
Ken is available for a private consultation where organizations can bring to Ken current campaigns, upcoming campaigns, review marketing, and PR plans, discuss branding and messaging, help you find your organization’s core competitive value, and more.
If you are interested in learning more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to connect with Ken. Please provide your organization name and contact number.
Each private consultation will be two (2) hours long and a minimum donation of $150 for an organization (two or more) and $95 for an individual (one on one with Ken). Donations may be tax-deductible. The consultation would take place online.
Below is a potential list of topics for discussion. Please narrow the focus of your private consultation to three topics.
• Is your branding who you really are?
• Finding your unique, core, compelling, competitive value
• It’s the message, stupid
• Solution-driven advocacy
• Advocating elected officials vs. appointed officials
• Lessons from a 1960’s radical
• Social Media is so overrated
• Fundraising and advocacy- why cost accounting is essential
• How the 2020 elections impact your advocacy/fundraising
• Where fundraising and advocacy meet
• Anti-advocacy lies and the lying liars that tell them
• Bandwagoning – the smartest way to work