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ACTober: LULAC's Fall Advocacy Days

Oct 2-4, 2013

Description:
Join LULAC's Advocacy Days as we address key policy issues that affect our community. Participants attend panel discussions and briefings on health care, education, immigration reform, and civil rights. Participants then meet with their Member of Congress to discuss these critical issues.

Brief Agenda

Wednesday, October 2nd

Advocacy training and materials distribution
3:30 - 4:30 PM (Washington Court Hotel- Mountpelier Room)

Thursday, October 3rd

Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am (Rayburn 2168)
By invitation only.

Press conference
9:30 - 10 AM

Advocacy visits
9 AM - 12 PM

Luncheon
12:30 - 2 PM (Rayburn 2168)
By invitation only.

Advocacy visits
2 - 5 PM

Friday, October 4th


White House Panel Briefing
9 - 11 AM
By invitation only.

Location:
Rayburn Building
45 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C.

Contact:
Call (202) 833-6130 or send a message.

Find the event flyer here.

Prepare for ACTober:
This year’s advocacy visits with Members of Congress are scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Referred to as “ACTober,” this year’s advocacy days will be an opportunity for advocates to meet with Congressional Members, Administration leadership and/or their staff to discuss LULAC’s policy priorities in the areas of immigration, health, education, and civil rights.

to prepare for these meetings, participants are invited to attend one of four policy/advocacy webinars to: 1.) learn basic advocacy principles for when you visit with Members of Congress; 2.) learn about LULAC National’s health, education, immigration, and civil rights policy priorities; and, 3.) help shape the messaging for our national advocacy visits.

Before the webinar, participants will receive fact sheets on LULAC’s policy priorities and top line messaging. The webinars provide an opportunity to ask questions regarding policy issues of interest. The content will remain the same during each webinar to ensure all interested participants are able to attend and ask questions.

Following the training webinars, the LULAC National Policy team will work to secure meetings with your Congressional representatives and/or their staff, as well as Administration officials and their staff. Paritcipants will receive a schedule and group assignment prior to traveling to Washington, D.C.

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