Texas Marijuana Policy Advocacy Workshop (Jan. 12)

This training event is designed to help you become a more effective advocate for marijuana law reform in Texas and to prepare you for the legislative session. The workshop will offer you the tools you need to make effective arguments, dispel common myths, confidently communicate with your legislators, and positively affect public policy in our state.

Professional or “business casual” attire only please.
Registration is FREE!
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/PKS6Cxc0fyXqL0UI2

Saturday, January 12th 2019
2-5pm
Texas State Capitol Building
1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
Room E2.002

Agenda:
Texas Legislative Session 101 – Heather Fazio from Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy
— Learn about our legislative timeline and currently filed bill

Messaging – John Baucum from Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition
— Develop your message based on the legislators’ background and interest

Facts and Myths – Carlos Caro from Foundation for an Informed Texas – FIT
— Understand how to dispel common misconceptions with fact based dialog

Written Testimony Workshop
— Break out into groups to work on crafting your compelling testimony

…more to be announced!

Constituent advocacy is one of the most critical tools we have as a grassroots movement. Legislators and other community members need to hear from Texans like you who want to see sensible marijuana policies instituted.

Grassroots Action for Legislative Reform