The 83rd Texas legislative session begins Jan 8, 2013.
Katie Jarl, Texas state director for The HSUS and Shelby Bobosky, Legislative Director for Texas Humane Legislation Network (THLN), will share tips for effective citizen advocacy and talk about upcoming animal-related legislative efforts for the 2013 session.
January 5, 2013, from 2:00-4:00 p.m., SPCA of Texas, 2400 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, TX
January 19, 2013, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Houston Humane Society, 14700 Almeda Road, Houston, TX
Also, Please SAVE THE DATE for the "Texas Humane Lobby Day" - March 14, 2013, Austin, Texas. Presented by THLN, The Humane Society of the United States, and The ASPCA, this is an opportunity to meet directly with your elected officials and their staff about legislation that will significantly impact animals. Representatives from THLN, HSUS and ASPCA will hold a workshop on effective lobbying techniques, and discuss the proposed state bills that affect animals which will prepare you to meet your elected officials and advocate for animals.
SOURCE and LINK:
Texas Humane Legislation Network