Advocacy Allies: Nonprofits & Elections

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
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Hear from advocacy pros at Bolder Advocacy / Alliance for Justice on ways to engage with candidates during the fall 2022 election season.

Tim Mooney, Senior Counsel at Alliance for Justice, will share the basic rules of the road for nonprofits working around election season and policy issues.

We'll then hear from your fellow Together SC member, and Conservation Voters of South Carolina's Executive Director, John Tynan, about their organization's election work.

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About Our Guest Speaker:

Tim Mooney is senior counsel with the Bolder Advocacy Program at Alliance for Justice. He provides one-on-one technical assistance for nonprofit advocates, teaches nonprofit and election law workshops and writes on these issues for Bolder Advocacy publications. This is his second tour with Alliance for Justice, having previously served as senior counsel from 2001-2006.

Tim began his legal career as co-founder and counsel for Columbia Riverkeeper, working to protect and restore the largest watershed in the Pacific Northwest. Following his first five years with Alliance for Justice, Tim was senior counsel at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. He spent the next decade as general counsel and director of operations for Tranquil Space yoga studios and later consulted on legal, tech and business operations for entrepreneurs and nonprofits. Tim serves on the board of directors of Pigs & Pugs Project, a charity that supports pig sanctuaries and pug rescue organizations.

Tim earned his B.S. in Environmental Studies from Syracuse University/SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and his J.D. from Pace University School of Law.


Advocacy Allies Peer Network Support Provided By:

Attendees (39)

Devon Andrews

Director of Partnerships and Engagement

Charleston Parks Conservancy

Jabari Bodrick

Director, Education and Resiliency

United Way of the Midlands

Phillip Cease

Sr. Director of Policy and Advocacy

Children's Trust of SC

Ashley Crary Lidow

Associate Director of Policy and Government Rel.

Women's Rights and Empowerment Network

Susan Crooks


Walt's Waltz

Susan DeVenny


Arras Foundation

Sally Ehrenfried

Principal, Government Relations


Lauren Gellatly

Director of Operations

Lowcountry Local First

Sara Green

Executive Director

SC Wildlife Federation

Kathryn Harvey


Neue South Collective

Jill Hirsekorn

Director, Communications

Lowcountry Food Bank

Amy Holbert

Chief Executive Officer

Family Connection of SC

Monica Hughey

Strategic Communications Director

Public Education Partners

Alana Jordan

Development & Membership Director

Together SC

Tamara Joseph


Transgender Awareness Alliance

Millicent Lann

Development & Outreach Coordinator

Justice 360

Nancy Lee

Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity South Carolina

Grace Lewis, CFRE

Executive Director

HOPE in Lancaster, Inc.

Sally McClellan

Executive Director

SC Association for the Education of Young Children

Madeleine McGee


Together SC

Viktoria McKenna

Development Director

Ezekiel Ministries

Saraí Meléndez

Board Member

Hispanic Alliance

Emilee O'Brien

Director of Advocacy

United Way of the Piedmont

Gail Peay

VP of Strategic Initiatives

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County

Daniel Prohaska

President & CEO

Lions Vision Services

Catherine Puckett

Program Director

Greater Good Greenville

Omme-Salma Rahemtullah

Policy and Advocacy Consultant

FoodShare of South Carolina

Katie Reams

United Way Association of SC

Brooke Robertson

Director of Marketing & Communications

Neue South Collective

Catherine Schumacher


Public Education Partners

Brenda Shaw

Chief Development Officer

Lowcountry Food Bank

Paige Stephenson

President & CEO

United Way of the Piedmont

Megan Temple

Executive Director

The CARE House of the Pee Dee

Natalia Valenzuela Swanson

Program Director, Healthy Eating & Active Learning

Mary Black Foundation

Desmonies White

Events & Program Manager

Together SC

4 Other Registered Attendees

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