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2010 NAMI Leadership Conference Agenda

Friday February 5, 2010

Opening Plenary: Budgets in Crisis

Jon Shure, M.A., Deputy Director, State Fiscal Project
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Session A: Marketing Our Message

Session B Part 1: Mobilizing the Grassroots Part 1

Luncheon Speaker

Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Session B Part 2: Mobilizing the Grassroots Part 2: Building Capacity

Session C: Capturing Policy Makers' Attention

Closing Plenary: A New Standard for Excellence in Advocacy

Andrew Sperling, J.D., Director of Legislative Affairs

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Launching NAMI Standards of Excellence

Navigating Whitewater: Applying Standards to Our NAMI Challenges

Reading the River: Assessing and Resourcing Where You Are in the Stream

Gathering Resources As You Go


Communications - Identity/Branding

Fundraising - NAMIWalks


Board Responsibilities/Governance