2016 Lobby Day to Enhance the Chance – February 29th
posted on January 13th, 2016
2015 Lobby Day Logo
Monday, February 29, 2016
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
What: Georgia Justice Project’s fourth annual Lobby Day to Enhance the Chance will gather citizens from across Georgia to lobby their legislators at the State Capitol. Policymakers will address attendees and impacted citizens will share their stories.
Issues: We will lobby Senators and Representatives to vote for legislation to lift the lifetime ban on food stamps for individuals convicted of felony drug offenses and to restore the intent of Georgia’s First Offender Act. More details on these and other policy objectives, as well as specific pieces of legislation, will come soon.
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.: Arrive at Central Presbyterian Church (201 Washington Street SW, Atlanta, GA, 30303)
9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.: Orientation and morning refreshments
9:45 to 10:00 a.m.: Walk to the Georgia State Capitol
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Lobby with legislators
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Lunch and closing remarks at Central Presbyterian Church
Where: We will gather at Central Presbyterian Church (201 Washington Street SW, Atlanta, GA, 30303).
More details to come. Please contact Ben Jernigan at ben@GJP.org with questions or click here to register for the 2016 Lobby Day to Enhance the Chance at the Capitol.