Tulsa, OK
OSU-Tulsa; North Hall
2016 Tulsa Fall Policy Boot Camp
Fri, October 14, 2016 8:00AM to 4:30PM (Central)
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The 2nd OK Policy Fall Policy Boot Camp (FallPol) will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at OSU-Tulsa; North Hall in the BS Roberts Room. We will also be hosting FallPol in the Oklahoma City area on Saturday, October 15th; click here to register for the OKC event.

This training is intended primarily for emerging professionals working for non-profits, advocacy groups, government, and businesses, as well as educators, parents, civic volunteers, and other rising leaders with an interest in Oklahoma issues but without extensive or long-standing familiarity with the state’s policy landscape. Advocates and professionals with expertise in one policy area who wish to be better informed across a broader canvas of issues will find this training especially useful.
The deadline to register is Monday, October 10th; space is limited so be sure to register soon to ensure your spot in the program. Early bird registration is available until Friday, September 23rd. If you need financial assistance to attend, send an email providing a brief description of your circumstances to info@okpolicy.org A limited number of scholarships will be made available on a first come, first served basis. The scholarship deadline is September 30th. All sales are final.

8:00 – 8:45:      Registration and breakfast
9:00 – 9:10:      Welcome and introductions, David Blatt, Executive Director
9:10 – 9:50:      Budget & Taxes, David Blatt, Executive Director 
10:00 – 10:40:  Poverty & Opportunity, DeVon Douglass
10:50 – 11:30:  Health Care, Carly Putnam, Policy Analyst
11:30 – 12:30:  Lunch 
12:40 – 1:20:    Education, Gene Perry, Policy Director
1:30 – 2:30:      Breakout Sessions (Select One)
    Doing Smarter Policy Research: Gene Perry, Policy Director
    Grassroots Advocacy 101: Kara Joy McKee, Outreach & Advocacy Coordinator 
    Direct Lobbying: Bailey Perkins, Outreach & Legislative Liaison & Damario Solomon- Simmons,           Consultant
    Diversity & Inclusion: – Mana Tahaie, Director of Mission Impact at YWCA Tulsa
2:40 – 3:20:      Criminal Justice, Ryan Gentzler, Policy Analyst
3:30 – 4:15:      Legislative Process, Damario Solomon-Simmons, Consultant
4:15 – 4:30:      Summer Policy Institute Alumni Presentation 
5:00 – 7:00:      Networking Reception/Happy Hour Location TBD
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