At the Advocacy Institute, we provide trainings, consulting and tools to organizations throughout New York State so that more communities can build the skills and power they need to change the policies that impact them.

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Want to learn more about legislative advocacy in New York but don’t know where to start? Check out our training schedule and sign up for a class!

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Celebrate with Us!

Join us on Thursday, June 27 for More Than 3 People in a Room, our annual summer fundraising party! We’ll have food, drinks, great speakers, and good vibes. All proceeds from this event will go towards the trainings, tools, and coaching we provide to advocates throughout New York State to help them better navigate the legislative process.

Get your tickets to this event at the link below, and if you can’t attend, please consider making a donation.

Legislative Diagrams & Tech Tools

Understand local and state government structures, timelines, and power dynamics.

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