Hendrix to Host Project Pericles’ D4D On The Road

CONWAY, Ark. (January 9, 2013) - Hendrix College will host a Project Pericles "D4D on the Road" workshop on organizing and advocacy on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Campbell Dining Room in the Student Life and Technology Center.

Participants will use interactive simulations and activities to learn about organizing and advocacy strategies, effective messaging, and how to build community relationships which help sustain work.  

Christopher Kush and Kevin Schultze of Soapbox Consulting will lead the training. Kush, author of The One Hour Activist, and Schultze, who worked in television news for 15 years, are nationally recognized consultants. They are a leading provider of training seminars, workshops, and lobby days for many national associations including the American Cancer Society, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Human Rights Campaign, NAFSA, The Association of International Educators, Service Women's Action Network, The American Wind Energy Association, and others.

Food is provided and space is limited. If you are interested, please register here by Wednesday, Jan. 16. For more information, contact Hendrix politics professor Dr. Jay Barth at 501-450-1319 or barth@hendrix.edu.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.