Improve Your Advocacy Skills

Workshops designed for effective activism

Scenic Hudson will host a free workshop at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, at its River Center at Long Dock Park in Beacon called “Advocacy 101 — First Steps to Civic Engagement.”

The nonprofit organization’s director of public policy, Andy Bicking, who has 19 years of experience as an advocate, will outline how citizens can be most effective in getting their voices heard by decision- makers. Topics will include tips for communicating with elected officials, tactics for developing advocacy campaigns and how bills become law. RSVP to Anthony Coneski at [email protected] or 845-473-4440, ext. 273.