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2018 LIHEAP Action Days March 12 & 13th

March 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - March 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Details for Advocacy Training

with Brian Caudill, American Gas Association and TBA, Edison Electric Institute

This is a FREE event for NEUAC membersNon-members may register for $35, and we encourage them to!  Pre-registration (and pre-payment if applicable) is required.

Last year highlights:

  • Policy Briefing – political and policy updates on LIHEAP – information on how these changes will affect our programs
  • Telling the Story and Making it Count – discover the best ways to maximize your message, focusing on effective approaches when meeting with policymakers and best practices for delivering your story.
  • Social Media Training – there’s a Twitter party, and you are invited! Learn how to harness social media to get your message across, with useful information for both LIHEAP Action Day and back home in your own programs.

Any questions at all, please email us: info@neuac.org or give us a call: 571-527-4616.

Below is our schedule, please check back in case of any updates. Our agenda will be available in a pdf format as we get closer to Action Day.

DAY ONE: Tuesday, February 14, 2017—Pre-Action Day Activities
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM: at Phoenix Park HotelLIHEAP Registration
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM: at Phoenix Park HotelLIHEAP Advocacy Preparation Training Event – Brian Caudill, American Gas Association and Chris Hickling, Edison Electric Institute
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM: TBD location on the hill, announced 2 weeks prior to event. NEUAC Extra Mile Award Presentation and Networking Reception
DAY TWO: Wednesday, March 13th, 2017 – LIHEAP Action Day
7:30 AM to 11:00 AM: at Phoenix Park HotelLIHEAP Registration
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM: at Phoenix Park HotelLIHEAP Action Day Breakfast – State Team Meetings
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM: On Capitol HillVisit Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill (Lunch – on your own)

Important Action Day Resources

Following are important resources for LIHEAP Action

  1. LIHEAP Action Day Team packet (in development)
  2. Media Consent Form
  3. 2018 State Team Sheets (in development)
  4. 2017 Social Media Posts & Tips (these will be updated for 2018)
  5. LIHEAP Action Toolkit
  6. Sign the 2019 All Parties letter for your organization — ready by mid-December

Who to follow on social media!

Important handles

  • @theNEUAC
  • @LIHEAPCampaign
  • @AGA_NaturalGas
  • @WeStand4Energy
  • @Edison_Electric
  • @publicpowerorg

A special thanks to the American Gas Association who has offered generously to host the Advocacy training and LIHEAP breakfast again in 2018!


Start: March 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End: March 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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