Over 70 people participated in the Action Workshop in Olympia this last Saturday, November 25, 2017.
Up Next: Saturday, December 2, in Tacoma. Keynote speakers will address state policy and funding for homelessness – State Policy and Funding. The keynote speakers are: Sen. Jeannie Darneille, 27th Legislative District, her focus will be legislative prospects for policy and funding, and Tess Colby, Pierce County Human Services Department, who will describe the state’s relationship to local government on homelessness.
Participants will also hear from League of Women Voters of Washington Contract (LWVWA) Lobbyist Nancy Sapiro on expectations for the upcoming legislative session. LWVWA Lobby Team members will share expectations in their areas during the “speed dating” section of the workshop. A session on how to influence legislators will also be included.
Logistics: First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 621 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma WA. Registration and Networking starts at 9 a.m. and workshop starts at 9:30 a.m. Cost of $25 includes all materials and lunch. You can register and learn more here.
The third and final workshop for the season will be on January 6 in Seattle with keynote speakers addressing revenue issues.