Full Schedule of Lobby Day Events
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Webinar Training (Part I of III)
To prepare you for your meetings, experts from NAPABA will lead Lobby Day participants in a training on the key issues. The webinar will prepare participants with the basic background on the issues. A question and answer period will follow. Participants will also receive a supplemental background briefing book with detailed information.
Lobby Day participants should plan to attend the live webinar, but a recorded version will be available for participants unable to join.
Time: 3-4p.m. EDT
Webinar Information: All participants should have received an email with a link to participate in the webinar. If you have not received one, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Afternoon Training (part II of III)
During this training, experts will go over the issues and conduct a workshop on lobbying skills to help prepare you. This will also be an opportunity for participants to ask the experts and NAPABA staff questions.
Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m. EDT
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Congressional Reception (Open to the public. Pre-registration is required.)
Senator Mazie K. Hirono, Honorary Chair
The reception will bring together Lobby Day participants, members of Congress and their staff, and leaders in the APA community.
Time: 6-8 p.m. EDT
Tuesday May 23, 2017
Breakfast Training (part III of III)
We will review the basics of lobbying and prepare for meetings with legislators and staff. Participants will have the opportunity to meet in their lobbying groups and strategize with their team members.
Time: 8-10 a.m. EDT
Member Visits on the Hill
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Will vary based on individual schedules and locations of members' offices.
Participant Debriefing & Happy Hour
An opportunity for participants to reflect and give feedback on meetings, and discuss next steps for when you get back home.
Time: 5-7 p.m. EDT