March 1, 2022 Advocacy 101 The Advocacy 101 workshop gives an overview of the origin and need for advocacy in our region. Participants will receive an overview of the ELPA campaigns, how ECE programs are impacted by the budget process, and ways professionals and families can use their experience and knowledge to advocate. Participants should leave with foundational knowledge of the ELPA campaigns, and various advocacy actions they participate in or lead. This session will be virtual via Zoom. Register online to obtain the Zoom link. Objectives Gain knowledge of the what advocacy is defined of in regards to early childhood efforts. Discover what the early childhood landscape consists of in the state of Pennsylvania. Begin to learn about advocacy strategies and messaging to elevate the early childhood profession. This course is available for 1.5 hours of PQAS credit (K6.5.C1). Learn More Learn more about the Early Learning Pennsylvania campaigns and sign up for public policy alerts on the training together website.