We will be holding a Public Policy Advocacy Day in Albany on Tuesday, April 17th. Please join us for an exciting and informative program followed by meetings with your New York State representatives. We are hoping to make this an annual event and need your participation! We will be advocating for issues such as pay equity, violence against women and children, child care, and reproductive rights. The day will begin at 10:00 am with a welcome from Assemblywomen Ellen Jaffee and Addie Russell. At 10:30 we will be briefed on effective advocacy techniques from a professional lobbyist and a member of the state legislature. A panel discussion on the key topics of pay equity, women’s and family issues will conclude the morning program. Each branch will schedule your own meetings with your respective senators and representatives. between 12:30 and 3:00pm. The Assembly will also issue a proclamation for AAUW in the afternoon.
Please make your reservation to attend this important day in Albany, April 17, 2012, at http://aauwppd2012 .eventbrite.com