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Overview

Learn how to lobby your elected representative to advance your campaign goals in this 3-hour workshop.

Expected Outcomes

  • Clarify the goal you want to accomplish in your lobbying efforts.
  • Contact your MP and get a response and a meeting.
  • Prep for the meeting, who and what to bring. Define what is an effective “ask”.
  • Conduct the meeting and follow up.

WHO: Organizers and activists looking to influence their elected representatives to achieve their strategic goals.

WHEN: Contact us to schedule a training.

COST: $35

About the trainer

Olivia Chow

Olivia Chow has been one of Canada’s most effective and well known public figures. She now leads the Institute’s educational initiatives. In 1991, Olivia became the first Asian-born woman elected as a Metro Toronto Councilor. She was re-elected to city council five times, serving with distinction for 14 years. First elected to Parliament in 2006, Olivia won re-election twice. Throughout her career, Olivia has been at the forefront, working for progress for all.

The Institute for Change Leaders is brought to you by the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University
and the generous support of USW, UNIFOR, CUPE and Birchhill Equity.

  • Ryerson University
  • USW
  • Unifor
  • CUPE