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Working with Government III: Framing Your Issues

United Way Winnipeg

Thursday, 5 March 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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Working with Government III: Framing Your Issues
Thursday, March 5, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
United Way Learning Centre, 580 Main Street (guest parking in rear of building)


Snacks and a light lunch will be provided.

If cost is a barrier to participation, please email Tamara at tingrilli@unitedwaywinnipeg.ca.

Once you have a strategy for your organization on how to talk with government, how do you best tell your organization’s stories about the work you do, the communities you serve, and the value you bring? This one-day workshop provides an overview of the framing process and time to work through how framing can work for an organization. Every organization tells a story about (or frames) the problems/issues they are passionate about. However, governments and the public face competing stories.

This workshop will address the question: “How can your organization best present (or frame) your issues so that they capture the attention of governments and the public?”


ABOUT THE FACILITATORS

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Karine Levasseur, Ph.D


Karine is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. She earned her PhD. in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. While Karine has many research interests, she is particularly interested in how governments in Canada relate (or do not relate) to voluntary organizations. Her research explores how voluntary organizations can become more meaningfully involved in public policy development, and not just resigned to implement public policy decisions made without their involvement.

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Andrea Rounce, Ph.D

Andrea is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. She teaches and researches in public administration. A primary focus of Andrea’s research is government's use of public opinion research and consultation; public sector governance; and research methodology. Emphasizing the need to bridge theory and practice, Andrea also works with public sector organizations on policy and governance issues while working collaboratively on community engagement and education projects around elections and voting.



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United Way Winnipeg
580 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C7
Canada

Thursday, 5 March 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)


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