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Psychology Day at the Capitol
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
Category: Advocacy

Psychology Day at the Capitol 
Tuesday February 27, 2024 from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort, KY

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Let your voice be heard - this face to face advocacy is critical to KPA’s advocacy work! 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.
  • 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 - Frankfort, KY - 8:30 am – 2:00 pm EST (Time is flexible)

  • Room 113

Schedule for Psychology Day, February 27th:

  • 8:30 am – 9 am: Meet for Orientation, Schedule Pick-up, Tips on Legislative talking points,
  • 9 am to 10:30 am: Meet and Greet breakfast with Legislators/Psychology Public Education Fair 
  • 9 am to 1:30 pm: Individual or group meetings with legislators, as available. You will be accompanied by another KPA member experienced with advocacy if desired. KPA members may also attend Committee Meetings. *If you can attend for only part of the day you will be able to specify that on your registration form
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 PM: Gather in the Cafeteria in the Basement of the Annex

Recommended Training Call before the event - Sunday, February 25th - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST :
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. 

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*Please register by Tuesday, February 21st, but the earlier the better to schedule meetings with legislators. Thank you!

Questions?
Questions about the event can be sent to the Psychology Day Chair Cay Shawler or to the KPA Central Office at [email protected]