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Join ERW for Lobby Day in Olympia!

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The Washington State Legislature’s annual Lobby Day is coming up on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in Olympia. If you want to make LGBTQ voices heard in the statehouse, about causes important to the community, then you can join Equal Rights Washington that day to physically meet with state legislatures about upcoming legislation and the future of not only LGBTQ rights in our state, but important issues relation to race, gender, economics, transportation, health care, education…the whole kit and caboodle!

More info via ERW:

 

Join ERW for Lobby Day in Olympia!

On Tuesday, January 23rd, please join Equal Rights Washington as we head to Olympia to meet with our elected representatives for Lobby Day.

Together, we will speak with state legislators about issues of importance to the LGBTQ community, including passing a ban on conversion therapy for minors, enacting parentage laws to support our LGBTQ families, and ensuring all law enforcement officers are provided access to life-saving, de-escalation training. You’ll also have the chance to meet other activists and supporters who believe in a Washington where all people, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, are safe and treated with respect and dignity.

Date: Tuesday, January 23rd

Location:
United Churches of Olympia,
110 11th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Schedule:
8:30am – 9:00am
Arrival and continental breakfast

9:00am – 9:45am
Welcome from Senator Jamie Pedersen
ERW’s 2018 Legislative Priorities Briefing
Pick up Legislative Meeting Schedule and Packets

10:00am – 4:00pm
Legislative Visits
(lunch will be available for Lobby Day teams at 12noon)

Please register for Lobby Day by completing the form on the right, an accurate head count will allow us to coordinate food and meetings for the day.

If you don’t know your Legislative District, you can find it here:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/districtfinder/

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