Join the NYU Brademas Center and Scholars at Risk for the second annual Student Advocacy Day at NYU Washington, D.C., for a convening of students and faculty participating in SAR’s Student Advocacy Seminars at Bard College, Bard College Berlin, Fairfield University, Hunter College, Illinois Wesleyan University, Roger Williams University, and the University of Iowa for two days of skill-building and hands-on advocacy on Capitol Hill.
After a full day of exploring best practices, small group discussions, and engaging with guest speakers, students put their training into action on Capitol Hill where they will meet with government and elected officials to make their case for the U.S. to support imprisoned scholars around the world.
9:30-10:00 AM: Arrival & Registration
10:00-10:15 AM: Welcome & Student Keynote
10:15-11:00 AM: Case Presentations
11:00-11:45 am: Making the Case: How to Advocate on the Hill
12:30-1:15 PM: Working Lunch
1:15-2:15 PM: Behind the Scenes: Advice from a Congressional Aide
3:45-4:00 PM: Coffee Break
4:00-5:15 PM: Mock Meetings: Making Your Case
5:15-5:30 PM: Wrapping up
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM