As part of our public policy campaign, "The #1 Question: Is it Good for Children?", Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia is pleased to have helped sponsor more than a dozen Community Public Policy Forums around the state during the past 2 months.
These events have provided local community organizations the opportunity to meet with local lawmakers and policymakers to educate them about their priorities on behalf of children.
Our goals for the events include:
- Mobilizing grassroots activity on behalf of children’s issues,
- Educating lawmakers about local priorities,
- Building relationships with lawmakers,
- Distributing information about our public policy campaign, "The #1 Question: Is it Good for Children?"
Organizers have been very creative including having local legislative breakfasts, convening legislative briefings, inviting lawmakers to tour local child serving agencies, milk and cookie holiday open house parties, and community roundtable discussions.
Events will culminate with our 2nd Annual "#1 Question: Is it good for children?" Legislative Breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at the Charleston Town Center Marriott from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. To RSVP for the breakfast, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.