September 2018

September updates: New board member, webinar tomorrow, and more!

Salaam, and welcome to our September 2018 newsletter! See below for what we were up to last month:
Strategy Retreat
Poligon’s executive board met to discuss organization operations and exciting programs so stay tuned for details! Poligon’s executive board met to discuss organization operations and exciting programs through mid-2019. Stay tuned for details!
Advocacy Organization Exchange
The Poligon team met with other Muslim advocacy organizations in Washington D.C  to discussed pre and post-midterm strategies on engaging the community with their respective elected officials. We are excited to host more of these types of dialogues to encourage further collaboration and exchange of ideas.  
Introducing Our New Board Member
Welcome our new Media Director, Aksa Asgher! Aksa has recently completed her MBA from La Salle University specializing in Marketing and has previous work experience in the field. We excited to have her on board! 
Upcoming Event
Join us, in partnership with MPower Change, for a conversation on best practices for running and participating in a town hall and listening sessions tomorrow October 2 2pm PDT/5PM EDT via Facebook Live. Refer to MPower Change Facebook page for the webinar link, or click the image below. 

Interesting in having a Training Session?
Poligon’s interactive workshops cover how policy is made in Congress, navigating a Congressman’s office, and best practices for conducting an in-person office visit and attending a town hall meeting. Our calendar is filling up fast so submit your requests soon! To request a training in your area, email us at info@poligonnational.org.

Stay active,Wardah, Afif, Nadia, Aksa, and the Poligon team