Presentation: Citizen Activism 101

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Want to improve life for yourself and your neighbors, or have a concern about local, state or federal laws? Donna Cohen will present a non-partisan workshop to enhance civic and political understanding, encourage more civic/political engagement and hone skills in the critical evaluation of information,Tuesday, January 30, 7:00-8:00pm.

Cohen will provide information on the following topics: examples of successful advocacy; choosing your battles; who makes the rules; getting heard; tools for change; tracking state and federal legislation. Cohen is actively involved in various successful civic/political projects. From 1996 to 2012, under the name D. L. Cohen Information Services, as a consulting and freelance librarian, Cohen conducted information needs assessments, created virtual and physical libraries, provided website usability testing and evaluation, and designed website architecture.