Session #5: Building and Maintaining Relationships with NC Legislators and Policymakers
Policy experts will share best ways to build and maintain relationships with NC legislators and policymakers. Panel members NC Representative Zack Hawkins and Legislative Advocates Julia Scheurich-Adams (NC) and Charlie Miller (GA) will balance training, knowledge sharing, and attendee experience for relationship building with decision-makers.
About the series:
NCCDD is hosting a monthly self-advocate discussion series facilitated by Chris Hendricks, NCCDD Policy Education Coordinator/Legislative Liaison and NCCDD self-advocate executive committee member, Cheryl Powell. The goal of the series is to prepare, organize and mobilize NC self-advocates for influencing social and systems change. The Council aims to emphasize the value of people with disabilities to build and maintain relationships with NC legislators and decision-makers while bridging relationships and a network among NC self-advocates.