Webinar Recording Available: How to Be an Effective Tribal Environmental Health Advocate
A Climate and Health Learning Community Event

Thank you for attending the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) webinar, How to Be an Effective Tribal Environmental Health Advocate, which was held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 3-4 pm ET. This webinar described the basic principles of effective advocacy and how they apply to Tribal environmental health.

If you were unable to attend this webinar, a recording is now available.
This webinar was presented by NIHB staff as part of the Climate and Health Learning Community. The learning community is focused on knowledge exchange and members are encouraged to share information and build relationships with each other and the presenters.

Click here to join the learning community and receive information about future events. The learning community is part of the Climate Ready Tribes initiative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each person who attends at least two learning community webinars will earn a professional development certificate.

This webinar recording is available to any interested person, but is likely most relevant to people who want an introduction to the principles of advocacy and how to apply these principles in the area of Tribal environmental health. This may include:
  • Tribal employees working in climate change or climate health positions;
  • Public Health staff interested in tips for effective advocacy; or
  • Tribal advocates wanting to learn more about the need for advocacy in the Tribal environmental health space.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe how advocacy can lead to improvements in Tribal environmental health
  • Understand the basics of the federal legislative process
  • Develop skills in working with decision makers on Tribal environmental health issues in a nonpartisan manner.
More information on the Climate Ready Tribes project can be found on the NIHB website climate pages. If you would like your Tribe's climate work to be highlighted in a webinar or you want to share your expertise, please email [email protected] !
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