Lobbying and Advocacy: A Primer for NH Nonprofit Advocates
What can you do as a non-profit or public health official? What are the legal sources of lobbying restrictions? What is advocacy, direct lobbying, and grassroots lobbying? As we gear up for the New Hampshire legislative session come and join your colleagues to learn the answers to these sometimes confusing questions.
Wednesday, November 14, 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
UNH School of Law
2 White Street, Concord
Kate Frey, Vice President of Advocacy, New Futures
Kate has more than 25 years of experience working on legislative initiatives in NH, having served as the Executive Director of the NH Commission on the Status of Women, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program Coordinator, and the Legislative Liaison/Policy Administrator for the Department of Health and Human Services. In her role at New Futures, she manages New Futures’ alcohol and other drug policy initiatives and serves as the primary policy analyst for the state budget process.
Aly McKnight, Vice President of Community Engagement, New Futures
In her role at New Futures, Aly trains and advises individuals and nonprofit organizations on how to most effectively advocate for the policy initiatives that impact the health and wellness of Granite Staters.
Kerri McGowan Lowrey, JD, MPH
Kerri is Deputy Director and Director for Grants & Research forthe Network for Public Health Law’s Eastern Region at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Kerri has more than 15 years of experience in public health law and policy. Her areas of research include injury prevention law, particularly sports and recreational injury prevention in children and adolescents; the role of law in cancer prevention; and transportation policy and public health.
NH Public Health Association