The learning objectives for this session were:
1. Participants will be able to describe the effec to resources limitations and political factors on what a commission is able to accomplish
2. Participants will learn ways in which preservation commissions can assume leadership roles in a municipalty or communtity
3. Participants will be able to differentiate between advocacy and activism in local government structures and to implement appropriate outreach tactics.
4. Participants will learn broader and more inclusive ways that preservation commissions can benefit municipalities and communities.