Free ‘Homelessness Advocacy 101’ workshop will be Saturday, Feb. 23

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A free ‘Homelessness Advocacy 101’ workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. – Noon at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church.

Here’s more info from a Facebook post:

Join us for an engaging, fun, and inspiring workshop. FREE – but please register in advance at

Friend of the Coalition Nancy Amidei (Civic Engagement Project) and local policy experts will review how good ideas become laws and budgets, and explain 3-4 key proposals. We provide simple actions, sample messages, and a chance to practice your skills. You will be informed and inspired, with tools to engage your co-workers, classmates, clients, fellow congregants, and others to speak up and make a difference.

We the people can influence our elected officials at every level of government to make housing, safety, and justice top priorities. Right now is the time to contact state legislators in Olympia about real solutions for homeless people, and urge them to pass smart policies, fund good programs, and craft budgets that put people first.

To register, and see details for all three workshops, visit

  • Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. – Noon in South King County (Burien)
  • Wednesday, March 6, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at 12th Ave Arts Building, 1620 12th Ave. in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98122
  • Saturday, March 9, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at University Congregational UCC Church, 4515 16th Ave NE, University District, Seattle, WA 98105

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church is located at 15003 14th Ave SW:

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