#NLNVoices Webinar: Are You Ready for the Next Congressional Recess?
Learn How to Maximize Your Voice
April 29, 2019
Earn 1 contact hour | 0.1 CEU
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Did you know there are certain weeks during the year you can interact with your Congressional members in your community? Congressional recess periods are the perfect opportunity to communicate directly with your Members of Congress while in your community to show your support for legislative issues important to nursing and nurse education.
As a constituent, you have an important voice. This webinar will help to prepare you for the upcoming Congressional recess periods during the summer of 2019 with resources and tips to interact directly with your Congressional members. Webinar topics will include:
• Tips for meeting with your Members of Congress
• Tips for attending a town hall meeting
• And more.
Individuals at all levels of advocacy experience including nurse leaders and nursing students are encouraged to attend.
|Christine Murphy, MA
Director for Public Policy and Advocacy
A senior government relations professional with more than 15 years of experience, Christine Murphy specializes in legislative and grassroots advocacy, issue monitoring, and policy development in the health care arena. Christine joined the National League for Nursing (NLN) in January 2015 as the Director of Public Policy and Advocacy where she is responsible for expanding the League’s public policy and advocacy program. The NLN promotes excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of the nation and the global community. The League represents more than 1,200 nursing schools, 40,000 members, and 26 regional constituent leagues.
Prior to joining the NLN, Christine worked with various organizations on health care policy; legislative and regulatory issues including workforce shortages, provider education, research funding, and cancer policy; and implementation of health care reform. Christine started her career in the government relations departments of the American Cancer Society and the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (now known as the Association of Global Automakers).
Christine currently serves on the Board of Directors for Women in Government Relations. She earned her MA in legislative affairs from the George Washington University and a BA in political science from the University of Lynchburg.