Thursday, May 7, 2009

The Coalition Advocacy Day & Rally

Wednesday, May 20th 2009

At the Legislative Building

16 West Jones Street * Raleigh, NC 27601

8 am: Registration opens, on the Portico at the back of the Legislative Building

8:30 am onward: Attend Legislative Committee Meetings (Info on meetings will be available day of the Rally)

(If you would like to speak with your legislator, please make an appointment in advance. This is a busy time of year, if you do not make an appointment, you might not get to speak with them. To learn who your legislator is and their contact information go to: )

9, 10, & 11 am: Trainings on Effectively Communicating with Legislators (3rd floor Auditorium)

(Want some easy tips on speaking with your legislators? Check out our Tip Sheet. )

All morning: Visit with legislators in their offices - use the Coalition talking points you pick up at registration

11 am: Popcorn on the Portico

12 noon: RALLY under the tent on lawn behind Legislative Building

For more information, visit:

Coalition Rally Day Parking

Free parking & transportation from the parking site to the Coalition Rally is provided. On Rally Day (May 20th) please park in the Upper Bunn Field area of the NC State Fairgrounds, which is adjacent to the twin oak trees at Gate 9. Buses will run to & from the rally starting at 8:30 am and running until approximately 2 pm. Coalition member Jane Phillips will be on-site all day providing assistance.

Directions to the Fairgrounds:

Map of Fairgrounds:

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