Attendances dwindle, young people don't join, union leaders become persuaders on salaries way above their members.
Those of us who were the hidden persuaders are now the revealed in all our manipulative ugliness.
Children can be powerful persuaders and parents will often attend if their children have made the case.
Courageous Persuaders Scholarships: Create a TV commercial warning students of the dangers of underage alcohol.
The Courageous Persuaders Scholarship is open to all high school students who create 30-minute television commercials on alcohol use in middle school.