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How to Make a Case for Historic Preservation in Your Community: Know Your Audience

To make a case for historic preservation in your community, you must understand your audience
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How to Evaluate Your Community's Historic Preservation Values

Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2
If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.
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How to Match Your Advocacy Efforts to Your Community's Historic Preservation Values

Understanding Your Community's Values about Historic Resources, Part 2 of 2
Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.
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How to Craft Your Historic Preservation Message for Different Audiences

Identify effective ways to craft your historic preservation message for different audiences by anticipating their concerns and objections.
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Five Tools to Help You Craft a Convincing Historic Preservation Advocacy Message

Use these five tools to craft a convincing message to advocate for historic preservation in your community.
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How to Make a Case for Historic Preservation After a Disaster

To avoid losing your community's historic resources during a disaster, you must prepare in advance and act quickly as the disaster unfolds.
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How to Choose Effective Speakers to Deliver Your Historic Preservation Advocacy Message

Your advocacy group's message for historic preservation will have more impact if the people who deliver know how to be clear, rational, and appealing.
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How to Make a Persuasive Public Statement for Historic Preservation

Your public statement for historic preservation must do two things: be highly persuasive, and draw listeners into your cause.

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