Register for Trainings

Midwest BDC is proud to offer a variety of training sessions each month for members of the coalition and folks looking to grow their knowledge of what we do. From introductory topics to policy deep dives, we strive to meet folks where they’re at. Read on to register for our upcoming trainings, check out the full calendar of events and meetings, and as always – contact us if you have an idea for a training you would like to see offered!

Marketing and Communications 101

Thursday, April 13, 1:30 PM EST / 12:30 PM CST

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This webinar will dive into the importance of creating a recognizable brand, developing a consistent voice, and utilizing social media and the internet to connect your work with the people who want to see it. We will walk through how to create a brand kit, social media toolkit, and how to use common social media sites and tools.

Whether you’re part of an organization or just want to learn how to create and share content online, this training will give you insight into the basics of marketing and communications so that you can take your work to the next level. Join Maggie Heiser, Communications Manager at MWBDC, for an overview of digital marketing and communications tools that anyone can use. 

Advocacy 101

Thursday, April 20, 12:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM CST

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Our elected officials are regularly introducing new legislation and moving bills forward that affect us all. Figuring out where and how to get involved with these legislative processes can be confusing! Who do you contact? How can you make your voice heard?

In this webinar, MWBDC Co-Director Marnese Jackson will lay out the do’s and don’ts of advocacy so that you can be prepared to get involved and speak out for the issues that matter to you most.

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