Introduction: What to Know Before You Go!
Make Your Voice Heard in D.C.
A new administration signals new ideas in Washington, D.C., and on Capitol Hill. This is the ideal time for our elected officials to understand the top policy issues affecting our profession and the U.S. economy.
Now is the time for landscape architects to educate policy makers on how the profession is leading community infrastructure design and development in neighborhoods across the country. From upgrading to a multimodal transportation network, to fixing our nation’s water management systems, to recognizing public lands and parks as critical infrastructure—landscape architects are restoring today’s crumbling infrastructure and creating tomorrow’s resilient systems.
Members of Congress want to hear from
experts like you.
When we visit Capitol Hill together, we will make a difference--and this course will show you how! Each section includes a four to five minute video as well as optional readings and other resources. Get ready to go forth and advocate!
About Your InstructorStephanie Vance is a 25-year "veteran" of Washington, DC. She's worked as a Congressional Chief of Staff, Lobbyist and Grassroots Consultant. Here she shares insights on the importance of citizen advocacy.