Leadership Advocacy Module Application
The Leadership Advocacy module is designed to educate, engage and empower ethical student advocates. Participants will explore the structure of American governance, fundamentals of lobbying and advocacy and improve communications skills. This experiential module will include trips to Albany and DC.

• Attend Five Weekly 60 minutes seminars (Thursdays, 7 PM - 8 PM)
• Student will participate in lobbying simulations
• Visit Community Board meetings
• Testify at Hearings
• Lobby at two meetings with local and national elected leadership

The prospective dates and times are Thursdays 7-8
March 8, 15, 22, 29
April 4, 19

Please apply and include all relevant information as only 12 students will be selected for this program

• Understanding the American Political System
• What is Lobbying, History, and Navigating the Political System
• Doing Your Research on Law, Knowing Stakeholders
• Writing Advocacy Letters & Effective Elevator Pitches
• What are Congressional Hearings & How to Get Invited?
• The 10 Commandments of Lobbying
• Simulations & Meeting Local Representatives

Text: The Citizen’s Guide to Lobbying Congress by Donald E DeKieffer
Democracy Under Pressure: An Introduction to the American Political System (8th Edition) by Milton C. Cummings, Jr. and David Wise.

This experiential module includes books, trips and communications training at no cost to Lehman students. Only twelve students will be selected. Please email HHLLeader.center@lehman.cuny.edu or call us at (718) 960-8873 for more information.

First Name *
Middle Name
Last Name *
Address *
Preferred Email (Non-Lehman) *
Lehman College Email *
Cellphone *
sample: "7189608873"
Did you take the Introduction to Leadership Class? *
Major *
Class Standing *
Expected Date of Graduation *
Resume *
List Your Leadership Involvement on Campus *
Why do you want to be a lobbyists for Lehman/Bronx? *
List any prior experience with advocacy. *
Interested in joining the Leadership Initiative and Advocacy Club? *
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