Dear HNBA Members, Friends, Affiliates, and Supporters:
The 2015 HNBA Advocacy Day on the Hill is the preeminent annual gathering of HNBA members from across the country in our nation’s capital. This year the activities will take place on May 13-14, 2015, in Washington, DC.
We encourage your participation as one of our advocates during this important exercise of our fundamental civic rights. Our policy topics include:
* Comprehensive Immigration Reform
* DREAM Act
* Voting Rights Act
* Paycheck Fairness Act
* Smarter Sentencing Act of 2015
2015 HNBA Advocacy Day Agenda
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
HNBA Advocacy Training and Panel Discussion
1155 F St. NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast provided by Bryan Cave
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Advocacy Training by MALDEF
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Immigration Law Issues Panel
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Transportation to White House and
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. White House Briefing
Please Note: This year there is a separate RSVP portal in addition to HNBA's registration site for the White House Briefing. If you plan to attend, you must RSVP to both HNBA and the White House no later than 12:00 pm EST on Monday 5/11/15. The official White House RSVP link will be sent once you register with the HNBA.
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. HNBA Advocacy Day Reception
Arnold & Porter
555 12th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
Thursday, May 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Congressional Advocacy Visits
Advocacy teams will be assigned. Specific appointments will be distributed during the advocacy training session.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. USCIS Meeting (by invitation only)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Debriefing Session
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Advocacy Day Closing Reception
Your support of the HNBA, your unique personal experiences and your commitment to exercising your constitutional liberties, will lend additional credence to the HNBA’s advocacy platform. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are able to attend, whether a colleague will join us as well, and who your alternate would be in case your schedule prevents your attendance. Once we hear from you, we will confirm your participation as soon as possible with additional details.
Thank you for considering serving on our advocacy team, and we hope to see you in Washington, D.C.
Cynthia D. Mares
Hispanic National Bar Association
Please contact John Arrastia, HNBA VP of External Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.