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Advocacy Update Manchester Bidwell Corporation Board of Directors Meeting June 9, 2010
Advocacy Update Outline • Goals • Funding • Framing the National Discussion • Progress • Funding – MBC Appropriations – Fiscal Year 2009 - $100 K Labor – Fiscal Year 2010 • Framing the National Discussion – Walking the Halls of Congress / DC – NCAT Legislation – Process – The National Center for Arts & Technology Act of 2010 (DRAFT) • What’s Next 2
Advocacy Update Goals • Increase visibility and funding support for MBC and the NCAT Affiliates • Become a recognized “thought leader” in the federal arena
Advocacy Update Funding - MBC Appropriations • Fiscal Year 2009 (FY 09) • $100 K Provided in Congressionally Directed Funding through DOL • Fiscal Year 2010 (FY 10) Process • New House Rules • Non-profit requests only – Dems. • No requests – Reps. • Status FY 10 Requests • Continuation of FY 09 initiative • On requests lists for both House and Senate ($400 k) 4
Advocacy Update Framing the National Discussion NCAT’s Piece of the Puzzle • NCAT operates the first national replication program in the U. S. dedicated to brokering the collective influences of the public, private and social sectors in urban communities in order to respond to the needs of the poor.
Advocacy Update Framing the National Discussion The Social Value • Create an institution within an environment of poverty where people foster a sense of community, where they are valued and treated with dignity.
Advocacy Update Framing the National Discussion The Social Value • Develop industry specific job training programs for the under and unemployed, which are both affordable and accessible.
Advocacy Update Framing the National Discussion The Social Value • Bridge the gap between education and life long learning for poor performing students through mentorship and the discipline of craftsmanship.
Advocacy Update Walking the Halls Congressional • Constituent Members • Cities in Planning • Cities in Discussion 9
Advocacy Update Walking the Halls • Administration • President • Sec. Solis - Labor – Asst. Secretary of Employment & Training Jane Oates • Sec. Duncan - Education – Chief of Staff Tim Tueten • EPA • Senior Advisor – Sheryl Rosner 10
Advocacy Update Stakeholders • Others • National League of Cities – October 2009 • State Legislative Leaders – November 2009 • The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation • NCAT Affiliates & Cities in Feasibility and Planning 11
Advocacy Update Legislation • Process • The Draft • What’s in it and why • Main Sponsors • Casey / Doyle • Stand-Alone Legislation / Rider Legislation • Moving Vehicles • Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization • Education 12
Advocacy Update What’s Next • Rep. Doyle to Chairman Miller (July) • Leg. Counsel • Drop the Bill (June/July Senate; Sept. House) • Committee Hearings (based upon Committee Schedule) • Co-sponsors • Messaging Plan • Fly-ins