The Nebraska Advocates for Child Health – a collaborative advocacy effort of the Nebraska Chapter AAP and the Nebraska Regional Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ROCAP) – invite member physicians to attend our Third Annual Advocacy Day at State Capitol. Now more than ever, it is important for lawmakers to hear from pediatric health experts as they make decisions that will impact health care and the health of Nebraska’s children and adolescents.
Make your voice heard.
NO PRIOR ADVOCACY EXPERIENCE NEEDED.
Open to seasoned advocates and anyone wanting to learn more about advocating for child health.
TENTATIVE AGENDA: (UPDATED 2.8.24)
8:30 AM – Meet in Children’s Admin Parking Lot (for those wishing to carpool to Lincoln)
9:45 AM – Meet at Nebraska State Capitol, south side entrance
10:00 AM – Group Visits with State Senators
10:30 AM – Lunch & Morning Recap
11:00 AM – Group Visits with State Senators
11:30 AM – Lunch in the Capitol Cafeteria & Discussion
1:00 PM – Observe Legislative Hearing or Meet with Senators
3:00 PM – Leave Capitol
The visits are conducted in groups that will include both experienced advocates and those learning the advocacy process.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. If you are still interested in attending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org