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October is Arkansas Advocacy and Organizing Month
October is Arkansas Advocacy and Organizing Month
Posted by Tara Manthey on October 3rd 2011



October is Advocacy and Organizing Month

Calendar of Events

AACF = Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families
APPP = Arkansas Public Policy Panel
CAR = Center for Artistic Revolution
NWAWJC = Northwest Arkansas Worker's Justice Center
RCA = Rurual Communities Alliance
WRF = Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

DATE

EVENT

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Throughout Month

Social Media Campaign

(#AdvocacyIs)

AACF, APPP, CAR, NWAWJC, RCA, WRF

 

October 1

Southeast Pike County Music Fest in Delight, with presentation by RCA of recognition to South East Pike County Alliance for their grass-roots efforts over the past three years in revitalizing Delight and southeast Pike County.

 

RCA

October 5

AACF Fundraiser and Kick Off of Annual Giving Campaign

 

AACF

October 8

Dermott Fall Fest and Advocacy and Organizing Celebration, recognizing the community's work with Rural Community Alliance over the past two years in community revitalization and education organizing.

 

RCA

October 12

Release Party for Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing, and Civic Engagement in the Gulf/Midsouth Region in conjunction with Philanthropy Roundtable

 

WRF

October 19

Moving the Needle: Progress from Poverty to Prosperity

  • Presentation from Pew on the Economic Mobility Project
  • MTN Celebration Luncheon
  • Alliance for Justice Training on Advocacy

 

WRF

October 19

AACF fundraiser at the home of Scott and Laura Draper

WRF

October 20

APPP fundraiser at of Joyce & Jay Hale home, Fayetteville

APPP

October 26

RCA Youth Lens project deadline for uploading youth-made videos for contest celebrating their rural communities, exemplary community-led projects, and best practices in their rural schools.  http://www.youtube.com/user/TheNewRuralArkansas

 

RCA

October 27

APPP fundraiser at Barbara Miles/Hank Bates home, LR

APPP

October 28

At 1:00 in Leslie, launch event for Ozark Byways, RCA's regional revitalization project that includes 11 small rural low-wealth communities in North Central Arkansas.

RCA

October 29

Opportunity to Learn Campaign Strategic Plan Release

 

 

 

APPP, AACF, WRF

October 31

Clinton School Half in Ten Indicators report release and brown bag luncheon featuring Melissa Boteach, Half in Ten manager, Center for American Progress.

AACF

 

 

 

Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families
Union Station - 1400 West Markham Suite 306 - Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 371-9678 - Fax: (501) 371-9681 - Email: info@aradvocates.org