With the recent passing of California’s proposition 1, there is now newly proposed legislation in congress to build reservoirs on the Klamath and Trinity rivers to store surplus water supplies to be shipped to southern California. Currently the Hoopa tribe is advocating against bill s.2379 Klamath Basin Water Recovery Restoration Act of 2014 and current […] Continue reading
The primer summarizes key issues and poses central questions for policymakers. This is a great way to orient legislators to the issues.
Here’s a little clip I got from the White House press today, just thought I’d share http://www.whitehouse.gov/share/two-minutes-on-raising-the-wage?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=email384-graphic&utm_campaign=minimumwage Continue reading
Our group is doing our advocacy project on the Trinity River water flows and water rights for the Hoopa People. When water is taken from the river to ship to aggregate communities it lowers the water temperatures and kills the fish. The warm temperatures effect the wildlife, food supplies, causes illness and ruins diets for […] Continue reading
Link to episode 538: Is this working? This American Life episode is about “Stories of schools struggling with what to do with misbehaving kids. For teachers, it’s not clear how to get the kids to behave. Asking politely does not always work. Or detention. You can suspend them, but sending kids home from the thing […] Continue reading
Check Moodle for revised assignment due dates to the Advocacy Proposal and the Policy Paper. The due date for your second policy blog post is still the same, as is the date policy posters are due.
Just a reminder that we have to have policy posters ready to present at … Continue reading
The US Department of Health and Human Resources recently sent out an invitation to a free webinar: Understanding Message Framing for Effective Policy Communication. Here’s a link to the event site. I’ve registered and am hoping that we have time to view the recorded one-hour webinar as a class … Continue reading