December 3, 2014
Registration Deadline: November 1, Midnight PDST. Register HERE.
Joining us at the 2014 TASH Conference? Enrich your participation by visiting Capitol Hill on December 3!
TASH Conference Workshop: Developing Congressional Champions for Progressive Disability Policy, Russell Senate Office Building – Kennedy Caucus Room
Through this experience, you build skills necessary for effective advocacy in your state. You will be meeting with Congressional members, staff, and seasoned advocates on Capitol Hill on matters of importance to TASH. These meetings will occur late in this Congressional session, but are perfectly timed for positioning TASH’s requests for action in 2015.
If you can’t make it to Washington, DC, you are strongly encouraged to participate in the webinar series described below and meet with your elected officials’ staff members in their home offices.
To participate: Complete the online registration form by November 1!
Participate in 4 live and archived webinar sessions, describing TASH’s legislative priorities and steps for building relationships with your elected officials. Mark 5:00 PM (Eastern) on these dates:
This four-session webinar series (which will also be archived so you can learn at a time convenient for you) will provide:
EVERY VOICE COUNTS! We need YOU to build Champions for progressive disability policy!
These are the bills in front of Congress now that will be discussed with Congressional representatives December 3rd:
If you’ve never met with Congressional offices before, this is an ideal way to become familiarized with this important aspect of being a citizen. If you have, you know that Congressional offices respect and want to hear the views of their constituents. Meeting with your elected officials promotes a deeper understanding of the role you play as an advocate both nationally and on a state level. Bring colleagues and friends with you as a group with differing perspectives and experiences make for a powerful visit!
Don’t delay! Register before November 1.
Please share this invitation with other TASH members and encourage them to join you!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ADVOCACY!