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2018 KPA Legislative Day
Capitol Annex
702 Capital Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: Advocacy

2018 KPA Legislative Day at the State Capitol
Thursday, February 22nd

Let your voice be heard! KPA members are invited to gather in Frankfort to raise awareness among our legislators about important issues affecting mental health and the profession and practice of psychology.

Event Highlights: You will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in individual or group meetings with your legislators
  • Meet legislators who have worked closely with KPA
  • Watch committee meetings and stay afterward to watch the legislative session
  • Learn more about how the legislative process works and how you can be an effective advocate
  • Help increase awareness among policy-makers about KPA, the science and practice of psychology, and issues that affect psychologists and the Kentuckians we serve

Location
Capitol Annex, Room 113 – Frankfort, KY
8:30 am – 2:00 pm (Time is flexible)

Schedule for Legislative Day, February 22nd:

  • 8:30am – 9am: Meet in Capitol Annex Room 111 for Orientation, Schedule Pick-up, Tips on Legislative talking points
  • 9am to 11am: Meet and Greet breakfast with Legislators/Psychology Public Education Fair
  • 9am to 1:30pm: Individual or group meetings with your legislator, as available. You will be accompanied by another KPA member experienced with advocacy if desired. KPA members may also attend Committee Meetings
  • 11am to 2pm: Legislators will come talk to the KPA group informally; Lunch on your own in the cafeteria

Recommended Training Calls before event:
Members attending the event are encouraged to call in to hear more about the talking points, KPA’s Legislative Agenda, up-to-date information on the status of bills we are following, and tips on how to talk to legislators

*Monday, February 19th @ 7 to 8 pm
OR
*Tuesday, February 20th @ 11 am to 12 pm

*Please register by February 1st, but the earlier the better to schedule meetings with legislators. Thank you!

Questions?
Questions about the event can be sent to Dr. Georgeann Brown, Legislative Day Co-Chair, dr.georgeannbrown@gmail.com. Dr. Steve Katsikas is also Co-Chair.


Contact: Georgeann Brown, Legislative Day Co-Chair- dr.georgeannbrown@gmail.com