Day one of the Georgia General Assembly, and it’s already exciting!

Wait is it? Well if it’s not I can count on a few groups who will make it so.

Moral Monday’s in Georgia, yes that’s exciting.

The Women in the Halls are back, every Wednesday till end of February.  Depending on what happens with the session, more will be planned in March.

Common Cause will be watching.

The Young Democrats will be active, and vocal and very well informed.

The Democratic Party, Democratic Senate and House Caucuses will be calling out the shameful legislation.  All of these folks are on Facebook  & Twitter, links in the next post.

More below.

More Lobby Days:

Lobby Days at the Capitol:
1. Monday, February 3, Beauty Industry Rally at the Capitol. From 10am -12noon, join others connecting the beauty industry to the legislative process that affects licensure, rules and regulations.
2. Tuesday, February 4, 9 to 5 Atlanta Working Women Lobby Day at the Capitol promoting passage of the Family Care Act
3. Thursday, February 6, Interfaith Children’s Movement Day at the Capitol. “Have a Heart for Children”.
4. Thursday, February 6, 8:00 am – 1:30 pm – Stop Violence Against Women Day at the Capitol. At Central Presbyterian Church, 201 Washington St. Atlanta, 30303. Breakfast with legislators and other advocates and allies, go over policy issues, visit with legislators at the Capitol and more.
5. Monday, February 10, 7:30 – 11:00 am – 3rd Annual Asian American Legislative Breakfast and Lobby Day. The Asian American Legal Advocacy Centerhosts a legislative breakfast and lobby day at the Capitol. To be held in the Blue Room, Railroad Freight Depot, next to the Georgia Capitol. The legislative breakfast is designed to be a relationship-building opportunity among Asian American leaders, Georgia elected officials and other policy makers. Speakers include: US Congressman Rob Woodall (R, 7th District of Georgia), House Minority Leader Representative Stacey Abrams (D, House District 89 – Atlanta), Chairman Appropriations Human Resources and Vice Chair Higher Education, Representative Katie M. Dempsey (R, House District 13 — Rome), Administration Floor Leader Representative Lynne Riley (R, House District 50 – Johns Creek), Cindy Zeldin, Executive Director, Georgians for a Healthy Future. To RSVP and purchase tickets, go to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-asian-american-legislative-breakfast-tickets-1991024207
6. Tuesday, February 25, “Walk In My Shoes” Feminist Women’s Health Center, Women’s Peaceful But Not Silent Action Day at the Capitol. (see above calendar for info on all the 4th Tuesday advocacy days, Jan. 28, Feb. 25 & March 25)
7. Thursday, February 27, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm – Georgia AFL-CIO Legislative Education and Lobby Day at the Capitol. Lobby day on Thursday. Lobby Training on Wednesday, January 26 at 5-9pm. For questions or other details call the office at 404.525.2793

Thank you Larry Pellegrini for this list!

 

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