Capitol Days 2012
Legislative Events Calendar

Group Lobby Days, Trainings, Receptions etc. If your group plans to have an event at the Capitol or pertaining to legislative session, let us know and we will include the date and an info website or phone number for more info. Send details to lobbywatch@aol.com

Also: By the People Day – Citizen Lobby Days EVERY Tuesday during session, 9am Coverdell Office Bldg (room # posted at elevator) More info at www.acluga.org
Women in the Halls – Planned Parenthood Advocacy Days, EVERY Wednesday during session, 9am Coverdell Office Bldg (room 306) More info at www.ppseadvocates.org

February

Dates

Capitol Days / Organization Contact Information

1

Stop Commercial Exploitation of Children Rally & Lobby Day -  sgadvocacy.org/lobby/SGLobbyDay

2

Stop Violence Against Women Day – Central Presbyterian – RSVP and questions to svawday@gmail.com

7

By the People Lobby Day for LGBT Issueswww.acluga.org  georgiaequality.org

7

JUSTGeorgia/CASA Day at the Capitol – www.gacasa.org/events.php

8

Voices for Georgia's Children Day – www.georgiavoices.org

8

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies – Legislative Reception – Central Presbyterian www.hmhbga.org

9

Interfaith Children's Movement Day at the Capitol -www.interfaithchildrensmovement.org

9

Asian American/Pacific Islander Awareness Day – 8 am breakfast then lobbying- www.oca-georgia.org

13

Alzheimers Awareness Day – 11:30 Capitol, 5:15 Candlelight Vigil - www.alz.org/georgia/

15

Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (G-CAPP) Legislative Reception www.gcapp.org

15

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities 14th Annual Disabilities Day at the Capitol – www.gcdd.org

16

League of Women Voters 2012 Legislative Day – www.lwvga.org

16

Rural Health Day - http://grhainfo.org/

16

GALEO Leadership Council – Civics 101 Training - events section at www.galeo.org

21

Lobby Day, Anti-Shackling for Incarcerated Pregnant Mothers During Labor – www.sparkrj.org legislatethis.org

21

Focus: Reproductive Justice Advocacy Workshop www.feministcenter.org

22

Georgia AIDS Watch Lobby Day, Ave ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program)www.georgiaequality.org

22

Asian American Legal Advocacy Network 1st Annual Legislative Breakfast http://asianamericanlegislativebreakfast.eventbrite.com/

22

Legislative Reception for Dept. of Public Health – www.georgiavoices.org

28

By the People, Immigrant & Refugee Rights – (see note below) www.acluga.org

28

Voice Beyond Choice Advocacy Day www.fewministcenter.org

28

Children's Day at the Capitol – www.georgiavoices.org

28

Georgia Water Coalition Lobby Day and Environmental Legislative Breakfasthttp://www.garivers.org/gawater/

29

Women In The Halls - LGBT Issues Day -www.ppseadvocates.org   www.georgiaequality.org

 

March

Dates

Capitol Days / Organization Contact Information

15

GALEO Leadership Council - Public Speaking Training - events section at www.galeo.org

16

White House Initiative on Asian & Pacific Islanders – Conference - http://whiaapi2012sesummit.weebly.com/

20

Focus: Reproductive Justice Advocacy Workshop www.feministcenter.org

27

By the People – Immigrant & Refugee Rights – (see note below) www.acluga.org

27

Voice Beyond Choice Advocacy Day www.feministcenter.org

28

Special Women's History Month Edition of Women in the Halls (see note below) www.ppseadvocates.org

30

Cesar Chavez Day at the Capitol - events section at www.galeo.org

 

April

Dates

Capitol Days / Organization Contact Information

17

Focus: Reproductive Justice Advocacy Workshop www.feministcenter.org

24

Voice Beyond Choice Advocacy Day www.feministcenter.org

27

GALEO Power Breakfast - events section at www.galeo.org

January

Dates

Capitol Days / Organization Contact Information

11

Women's Caucus Luncheon – Capitol www.gawand.org

12

Georgians for A Healthy Future – Health Care Unscrambled Breakfast- www.healthyfuturega.org

15, 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday & National Holiday parade & events - http://www.mlkmarchaaar.org/

17

Focus: Reproductive Justice Advocacy Workshop www.feministcenter.org

20

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Policy Conference – www.gbpi.org

21

Anniversary of the Citizens United decision (see GRUS News for upcoming protest rally info)

24

Divestment Rally to Wells Fargo (to divest from Corrections Corp. of America) www.gadetentionwatch.org

24

Voice Beyond Choice Advocacy Day www.feministcenter.org

24

Special Roe Edition of Women in the Halls (see note below) www.ppseadvocates.org

26

Be There 4 Seniors PDF

26

GALEO Leadership Council, Training and Lobby Day – events section at www.galeo.org

28

A Call to Action: Uniting to End Georgia's Death Penalty – www.gfadp.org

28

Citizen Lobby Training on LGBT & HIV Issues – www.georgiaequality.org

31

Immigrant Rights Lobby Day @ By the People – www.acluga.org

31

Georgia State Retirees Association Lobby Day – www.mygsra.com