Registration is now open for LIHEAP Action Day and LIHEAP Advocacy Preparation Training
March 12th and 13th in Washington DC
Details for Advocacy Training
with Brian Caudill, American Gas Association and TBA, Edison Electric Institute
This is a FREE event for NEUAC members. Non-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.
Phoenix Park Hotel
Address: 520 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Rates available @ $199/night.through NEUAC room block until February 15, 2018.
Visit www.phoenixparkhotel.com and use group code: 21358.
You may also call the hotel directly at 1·877-237-2082 or 202-638-6900 and reference the group code for NEUAC.
Styled like a traditional Irish inn, this old-world hotel is 0.2 miles from Union Station. Classic rooms have European-style decor with original artworks, and provide free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Suites add 18-foot ceilings, pull-out sofas, 2 full baths and a spiral staircase leading to separate bedrooms. There’s a casual Irish pub and restaurant offering live music nightly.
Please consider making a short video on your cell phone to bring to Action Day:
Consider making a short, 30-second cellphone video story featuring a person or family helped by LIHEAP. You may use this media release form or one your own. Upload your videos (64 MB max) through the below form (for larger sizes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions). Altermatively bring these video stories and matching release forms with you on the day of the event to share with your state team and policymakers. Tell the stories that demonstrate why LIHEAP is so critically important!
Any questions at all, please email us: email@example.com 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 Hotel||LIHEAP Registration|
|3:00 PM to 5:30 PM: at Phoenix Park Hotel||LIHEAP 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 Hotel||LIHEAP Registration|
|7:30 AM to 9:00 AM: at Phoenix Park Hotel||LIHEAP Action Day Breakfast – State Team Meetings|
|9:00 AM to 5:00 PM: On Capitol Hill||Visit Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill (Lunch – on your own)|