Registration is closed for this event

Registration is closed, but there are still spaces available - contact fan@fanwa.org to reserve your place as soon as possible. Please include your legislative district and meal choice with your request (roast beef, turkey, veggie, or vegan sandwich, or bring your own lunch).

At this point, we cannot guarantee that a legislative appointment will be available, but you would be welcome to join another district if yours has not been scheduled. Walk-ins are welcome Thursday morning at $20 per person.


Thursday, February 6, 2020
9 AM - 3 PM

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

FAITH ACTION NETWORK’s Interfaith Advocacy Day brings the voices of compassion and justice to our elected leaders. Meeting with your legislators and their staff on this day is putting your faith into action!

On Interfaith Advocacy Day, you will be able to:

  • Join workshops that will break down the issues on FAN's 2020 Legislative Agenda
  • ‚ÄčLearn how to most effectively advocate in today’s legislature
  • Meet with advocates from your legislative district to prepare for your legislative visits
  • Meet with your legislator! Once you register, FAN will set up an appointment for you and others from your district 
  • Lunch will be provided

‚ÄčDon’t miss this important day in Olympia! As of this year, we are limited to 250 participants due to regulations at The United Churches of Olympia. We encourage you to sign up early and pay ahead of time so that we can guarantee you a spot.
 

REGISTRATION: $15.00 when paid in advance, and $20.00 if you pay at the door. Your registration fee helps to cover the cost of renting our meeting space, catering, and materials. Contact us if you need a scholarship. You may send a check to:
Faith Action Network
3720 Airport Way S
Seattle, WA 98134

After you register, you will receive more information via e-mail as February 6 approaches, including details on the agenda, workshop topics, and the times of your legislative appointments. To help us in this important work, make sure you register before January 29. 

CHECK-IN: Doors open at 8:00 AM, and the program begins at 9:00 AM. We'll end by 3:00 PM after a debrief session in the Washington Room of the Pritchard building on the Capitol campus.

 

TRANSPORTATION: 
Parking:
 There is NO church parking, but parking is available in a nearby state capitol lot for a small fee. See Washington State Capitol Campus Parking Options or this Downtown Parking Map. We recommend carpooling with others from your faith community or your area, especially if your faith community has a van. To request passengers or join a carpool, visit the IFAD carpool site here.

 

LODGING: Coming from far away? 

FAN is partnering with Gwinwood Camp and Conference Center to make attending IFAD easier for those of you who live far away. Gwinwood is located on Hicks Lake in Lacey, approximately 20 minutes away from the capitol. They have offered to provide: 

  • Single or double occupancy private room  - $35 per person
  • Bedding and towels
  • A complementary cold breakfast in the morning

If you're interested in staying the night at Gwinwood the night on February 5, please contact fan@fanwa.org.

 

We’re excited to have you be FAN in the halls of power on this great day!



For those who can't make it to Olympia, we have two other legislative conferences this session:

  • Spokane: January 25
  • Yakima: February 8

Contact us at fan@fanwa.org with any questions!

When
February 6th, 2020 9:00 AM   through   3:00 PM
Location
The United Churches of Olympia
110 11th Avenue Southeast
Olympia, WA 98501-2259
United States

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Contact
Phone: 206-625-9790
Email:
Event Fee
General Registration $ 15.00

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