Preservation and Advocacy

Preservation & Advocacy

The most effective preservation advocate is an informed preservation advocate. Stay up to date not only on policy advancements that are strengthening our movement but also on threats that historic and cultural resources are facing. Learn best practices for compelling preservation advocacy, and be the first to discover new tools to maximize the power of your work. Develop a knack for timely, impactful advocacy.

Fundamentals

The field of historic preservation rests on a broad foundation of knowledge, so effective leadership requires a thorough background on programs that inform our discipline. Brush up on your fundamentals here.

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Preservation & Lobbying

Lobbying 101 is designed to acquaint you with the lobbying techniques and resources available to aid in advocacy. Although the focus is on federal level, the information and recommendations can be applied to state and local advocacy for historic preservation as well.

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Advocacy Resource Center

At any given moment, preservationists need to serve as advocates for a variety of issues. These resources—from tools to talking points—can equip preservation leaders to make a strong case both on the Hill and at home. The broad range of available resources addresses a variety of national- and local-level issues.

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