Topic: Civics 101

The Civics 101 ACTION Guide provides information on the lawmaking process at the city, county, state and national levels. This ACTION Guide also provides information about how to build effective relationships with policymakers in order to become a go-to resource. Breaking down the barriers to civic engagement is critically important to making long-term sustainable changes in communities. Possessing the knowledge provided in the Civics 101 ACTION Guide will empower community advocates to take that important next step. We know that the best strategies for preventing and reducing alcohol-related harms is through those population-level strategies for which the scientific literature finds are most effective. Knowing exactly how government works and whom to contact puts advocates in the best position to achieve these strategies.

What’s Included?

  • PowerPoint presentation (with editable slide included for user to input local data)
  • Summary Handout
  • Supplemental Sources List