MSSA Advocacy Day

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Location: Zoom

Price: FREE for MSSA members
CEUs: Attendees can earn up to 4 CEUs (two for Advocacy 101; two for Advocacy 201)
Registration deadline: Tuesday, November 14 at 11:59 pm | A Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants on Wednesday, November 15

 This event brings together members from across the state for education and training to advocate on behalf of MSSA's legislative agenda. This year, there are two opportunities for you to attend: Advocacy 101 and Advocacy 201. We encourage you to register for one or both events to deepen your advocacy knowledge and practice!

Advocacy 101

November 16, 2023
9:30 - 11:30 am 

In Advocacy 101, you'll learn advocacy basics you need to know to inspire yourself and others to advocate! In this training, you will

  • Learn advocacy basics, including who represents you and how a bill becomes a law
  • Learn and practice advocacy tactics
  • Engage with other advocates on topics you're passionate about

Advocacy 201

November 16, 2023
1:30 - 3:30 pm
In Advocacy 201, you'll put your advocacy skills to the test and take them one step further! In this training, you will:
  • Dive deeper into the legislative process, including learning pivotal timepoints to act and engage in advocacy
  • Learn how to have an effective meeting with your lawmakers
  • Learn how to give effective legislative testimony based on your area of passion or expertise
  • Learn about MSSA's legislative agenda and how you can get involved
  • Engage with other advocates on topics you're passionate about


Online registration has closed. For registration questions, email Suzanne at [email protected]. For questions on the day's events, email Michelle at [email protected].