Monday, September 24, 2018

What is the Role Advocacy Should Play in APPAM’s Activities? | APPAM Leadership Blog Series

What is the role advocacy should play in APPAM’s activities? The arguments largely fall into two camps: APPAM shouldn’t engage in advocacy activities because our members get those needs met elsewhere and wading into specific issues is sure to alienate some; APPAM should engage in advocacy activities since members’ research depends on funding and the outcomes impact policy and the policy-making process. APPAM doesn’t advocate or provide information its members could use to advocate. Should we?


APPAM Student Happy Hour in DC: Tuesday, March 24th

February 23, 2015 04:13 PM
Join Us for Happy Hour!
APPAM Student Happy Hour
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m
Tonic Restaurant at Quigley’s Pharmacy
2036 G St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Closest Metro Station: Foggy Bottom
Come join us for a post spring break happy hour to connect with current
policy members and learn how APPAM membership has benefited them both as students and after graduation. Policy students of all levels are invited to join APPAM members and staff for complementary cocktails and appetizers.
The happy hour will provide great opportunities to:
  • Network with fellow policy students in the DC area
  • Learn how to utilize the many policy tools and resources APPAM has to offer
  • Connect and get involved with the APPAM community
APPAM is dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in 
research, analysis, and education.
Because we take a multi-disciplinary approach to public policy, we attract the involvement of policymakers, practitioners, scholars, and students alike. We invite you to learn more about APPAM and how you can benefit from a
Student Membership that is available to all students enrolled in a policy related program at a higher education institution.
As a bonus, all students that initiate a new APPAM Student Membership on-site will receive a promotional code for $10 off their membership!
While this event is free to attend, space is limited.
Please RSVP to Meghan Grenda, by Friday, March 20th if you would like to attend.
Discover more information about APPAM, its events, and membership by visiting or by contacting
Meghan Grenda, or 202-496-0130, ext. 23.

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