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Strength in Numbers: Coalition and Power Building Strategies

May 8, 2023

9:00 am PT - 10:00 am PT | 12:00 pm ET - 1:00 pm ET




Your success INSIDE the Capitol depends on your power OUTSIDE the Capitol. And one of the greatest assets of nonprofits is working in coalition. Yet finding the right partners and working in a coalition is fraught with challenges. During this interactive and fun session, you’ll learn best practices in advocacy to advance your organization’s goals, how to identify and engage key stakeholders, and how to ensure your organization is not left out of policy-making conversations. By the end of this session, you’ll have the confidence to build your organization’s power by engaging your team, donors, members, coalition partners, and community in advocacy, as well as the framework for creating a strategic roadmap that leads to long-term advocacy success. Each attendee will receive a campaign planning template.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals involved in advocacy

What The Training Will Cover

What advocacy is - and isn’t - and why it's essential to achieve your goals
How your organization can leverage your strengths and expertise to impact policies
The power of relationship-building with decision-makers and stakeholders, and how to identify the right partners
Engaging your board members, supporters, and donors so they can be your best and most powerful advocates
Building your long-term strategic roadmap for advocacy success


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Additional Information

All workshops are live & recorded. Registrants receive slides & recordings. It is best to attend live. If you miss the workshop, you can watch the recordings and reach out to the instructor with any questions.

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at to receive $5 off per registration!

Please Note: 

We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate. Upon registration, you will receive a link to participate in the training. Please check your inbox or spam folder.


Bethany Snyder, MPP, is an Advocacy Strategist, Enthusiast, Optimist – and the founder of Snyder Strategies, LLC, a boutique consulting firm she formed to share and leverage her deep understanding of the advocacy world with nonprofit and membership-based organizations.
With nearly 25 years of experience in communications, advocacy, and public affairs, Bethany is a seasoned professional and a nonprofit advocacy expert. She has been on all sides of the advocacy desk - as a grassroots advocacy director, a lobbyist, a consultant, a comms director, and a US Senate staffer. She’ll help turn your supporters into lifelong advocates- and donors.
Bethany received her bachelor of arts in sociology and women’s studies from the University of Iowa and has a masters in public policy from the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
In her spare time, Bethany leads Central Iowa Rainbow Families which provides support, social, and advocacy opportunities for LGBTQ-identified parents in central Iowa. After spending a few decades in DC, Minneapolis, and Northern California, Bethany, along with her family, moved back to Iowa in 2019.



1 hour of training = 1 credit hour



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