Free advocacy training for citizen lobbyists next week in Boise

The volunteer group TransForm Idaho is offering two hours of training on Jan. 30 at the Boise Public Library Hillcrest branch.

A news release follows:

TransForm Idaho to sponsor Legislative Advocacy Training

Learn how to have your voice heard by your Representatives

Wednesday, January 30

What's the best way to get your opinion heard on proposed legislation? How do you find out what bills are being introduced during the 2013 Legislative session? How do you effectively communicate with your Legislator?

These questions and more will be answered during the January 30, 2013, Legislative Advocacy Training sponsored by TransForm Idaho. The session will be held at the Library! located in the Hillcrest Shopping Center on the corner of Overland and Orchard from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The training is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP is requested at For additional information contact Sue Philley at 208-340-9450.

TransForm Idaho is an all-volunteer, educational non-profit focusing on women's issues, healthcare, education and ethical government.