Want to get involved? This is a roundup of legislative advocacy events for March 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.
Efforts to End Cruel and Unusual Punishment in Georgia – Tues, March 3
9am – 11am, Trinity United Methodist Church, 265 Washington St
Georgia’s criminal legal system is full of cruel and unusual punishments, with practices that include executing people, giving children life sentences, prosecuting children as adults and confining people with serious mental illness to solitary confinement. This advocacy day will provide attendees with information about the current efforts to address these harsh practices and offer specific opportunities for people to advocate for reform to lawmakers. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/468304654055488/
Women in Blue Day at the Capitol – Tues, March 3
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!
LGBTQ Lobby Day at the Capitol – Mon, March 9
8:30 am – 12:00 pm, Georgia State Capitol
This event will provide a free training on how to educate state legislators on issues and policies that affect LGBTQ Georgians. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/174241827209068/
Fulton Democrats Day of Action at the Capitol – Tues, March 10
9:00 am – 1:00 pm, CLOB Room 510
Join us at the Coverdell Legislative Building for a quick lobby training, then we’ll walk across the street to “work the ropes.” RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/128094955293743/
Crossover Day – March 12
Mujeres at the Capitol – Wed, March 18
9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Georgia State Capitol
The 2nd Annual Mujeres at the Capitol will be an exciting day were Latinas will have the opportunity to talk to their Representatives about issues that are impacting their community. This is a free event hosted my Georgia Shift, Alpha Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc and the Latino Community Fund. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/614281832673141/
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