Want to get involved? This is a roundup of legislative advocacy events for February 2020. Please note that some have admission fees and all events are subject to change due to changes in the legislative calendar. These events are not hosted by us, but these are all great organizations–please check with them for any changes to the schedule. Check out our events calendar for meetings and events hosted by the Fulton County Democratic Party Committee.
SPARK Organizing Intensive Training and Brunch – Sat, Feb 1
10am – 2pm 561 West Whitehall St SW, Free
Interested in making a change in your community, but not sure how to get started? Curious about Reproductive Justice and how to be an agent for radical change? Do you want to learn how to show up and advocate for the Trans and GNC community? RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spark-organizing-intensive-soi-tickets-89828442289
Stop Violence Against Women Day 2020 – Tues, Feb 4
Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Free, but must register: https://www.facebook.com/events/2686645598085629/
Hosted by Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
LWVGA Legislative Day- Mon., Feb. 10
8:00 am -12:00 pm. Hosted by League of Women Voters of Georgia
Join members of the League of Women Voters across the state as we celebrate the League’s 100th Anniversary at our annual Legislative Day at the Georgia Capitol. https://www.facebook.com/events/472390370137070/?active_tab=about
Second Chances: Expanding Expungement and Voting Rights – Thurs, Feb 11
9 am – 12 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/466051070775509/
Attendees will learn about the current efforts to expand expungement and voting rights for people with a criminal history and what they can do to influence lawmakers during the 2020 session.
Women in Blue Day at the Capitol – Tues, Feb 11
8:00 am – 1:30 pm. RSVP to GFDWwin@gmail.com
Join the Georgia Federation of Democratic Women at the Capitol to lobby legislators. Start with breakfast and networking, followed by lobbying. Please wear blue!
Forestry Day at the Capitol – Tues, Feb. 11
7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Georgia is the #1 forestry state in the nation, and working forests and forest product industries play a vital role in our state’s economy and environment. Forestry Day at the Capitol provides YOU with an opportunity to celebrate the impacts of working forests in Georgia, while networking with Georgia’s political leaders. https://www.facebook.com/events/773806366429033/
Moms Demand Action – Advocacy Day at the Capitol- Wed, Feb.12
10:00 am. 201 Washington St SW, RSVP: https://act.everytown.org/event/moms-demand-action-event/30938/signup/
There will be a short rally at the church across the street and then we will head to the capitol in our red shirts to talk to our legislators.
New Americans Celebration – Thurs, Feb. 13
Free, please RSVP. https://www.facebook.com/events/1809633535835629/
Annual day of education and outreach for refugees, immigrants and their supporters. Engage with legislators and share why refugees and immigrants should be welcomed.
Fair Districts Lobby Day – Wed, Feb.18
8:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free, but space limited so please RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/FairDistrictsGA/posts/2499023517023299
Advocate for fairness in districting.
Asian American Advocacy Day at the Capitol – Mon, Feb 24
7:30am – 1pm https://www.facebook.com/events/1083348925330742/
Our Advocacy Day is designed to be a relationship-building opportunity among Asian American leaders, Georgia elected officials and other policy makers. Our event draws the largest number of Asian American business and community leaders to the Georgia Capitol each year, typically bringing together over 300 guests.
Capitol Conservation Day – Wed, Feb 26
7:30am – 12:00pm, $10 fee per person, breakfast included
Join the Georgia Water Coalition on Capitol Conservation Day to hear updates on relevant bills and meet your state representatives. Register today; only 200 seats available! https://www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/218/mtglistproc.asp?formid=2020CCD&caleventid=28661
2020 Housing Day at the Capitol – Wed., Feb. 26
7:30a.m. – 3:00p.m. Complimentary breakfast & lunch with RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/572961846877109/
Join Georgia Advancing Communities Together for advocacy at the Capitol on affordable housing issues.
Justice Day at the Georgia Capitol – Thurs, Feb 27
9 am – 1 pm. Please RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/499282650993226/
On February 27th several partners of the Justice Reform Partnership will come together to host the 9th Annual Justice Day at the Capitol. Justice Day will bring together a wide array of community members and organizations to show Georgia lawmakers that there is still a need for criminal justice reform and meaningful changes to promote healthy and safe communities.
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