Register today for the 2015 NAPABA Annual Lobby Day, which will be held in Washington, DC, from May 18-19. NAPABA’s Annual Lobby Day gives you the opportunity to educate members of Congress and congressional staffers on issues of importance to the Asian Pacific American community.
NAPABA needs your participation to make Lobby Day a success and to demonstrate the strength of the APA community. We look forward to seeing you in May!
Stipends are available for NAPABA members traveling to Lobby Day from out of town. The deadline to submit an application is April 3, 2015 at 11:59 pm PST. To apply for a 2015 Lobby Day stipend please click here.
Embassy Suites – Downtown DC
1250 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Cut-off date to book: April 24, 2015
Rate: $329 for single/double
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Make your reservation here!
Schedule of Events
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
NAPABA Lobby Day Training (part one of three)
Experts from NAPABA and our partner organizations will lead Lobby Day participants in a training about the basics of lobbying and the key issues prioritized for Lobby Day. A question and answer period will follow. Lobby Day participants should plan to attend the live webinar, but a recorded version will be available for participants unable to join. Lobby Day participants are required to attend the live webinar or view the recording prior to Lobby Day.
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Monday, May 18, 2015
NAPABA Lobby Day Training (part two of three)
We will review the basics of lobbying and prepare for meetings with legislators and staff the following day. Key logistical information will be shared at this time, and a question and answer period will follow. Participants will have the opportunity to meet in their lobbying groups and strategize with their team members.
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Congressional Reception
The reception will bring together Lobby Day participants, members of Congress and their staff, and leaders in the APA community.
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, SH 902, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Training Breakfast (part three of three)
Policy experts will briefly go over each issue and will be available to answer questions. Participants will have the opportunity to meet in their lobbying groups and strategize with their team members.
Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Member Visits on the Hill
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Will vary based on individual schedules and locations of members’ offices.
Participant Debriefing & Happy Hour
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm