Messaging Pocket Guide, Agenda for Workers, Gender-Free Restrooms and More

Posted on December 5, 2018

Gender Free Restrooms Act: Interested in a simple, commonsense, no-cost progressive policy for states and localities? The Gender-Free Restrooms Act requires that any single-user toilet facility in a public building or place of public accommodation must be available to persons of any gender.

How to argue over the Chanukah table: As a follow-up to the last IdeaLog (Thanksgiving arguments), this column takes three more issues—education, environment and government performance—and suggests how to talk about them. The advice is, again, based on the rules of persuasion described in PLI’s book Voicing Our Values. Read the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

Watch 25 past webinars at your leisure: There are dozens of webinars on the PLI website covering a wide range of public policies, messaging strategies, and advocacy tactics. Watch them by clicking here.

State Agenda for America’s Workers: The Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) at EPI teamed up with the National Employment Law Project (NELP) to lay out “18 Ways to Promote Good Jobs in the States.” It’s a great survey of progressive economic legislation!

Suicide rates state-by-state: Pew’s Stateline ranks states by their rates of suicide. Montana has the worst rate, followed by Alaska and Wyoming. New Jersey has the lowest rate, followed by New York and Massachusetts.

Preview our brand-new Voicing Our Values Pocket Guide: We have a new messaging resource for 2019, a small guide that offers model narratives across twelve types of issues. To review it, click here.