Advocacy on Capitol Hill at #CDECAICDC

There are #limitless chances to grow, learn and network at #CDECAICDC! Make the most of your experience in our nation’s capital this year by using your voice and connecting with elected officials.

The Advocacy on Capitol Hill Orientation and Training, which will be offered for the first time this year at #CDECAICDC, offers a unique opportunity to develop your advocacy skills and engage with your representatives in Congress. DECA’s strongest advocates are you – our students, advisors and local chapters that truly make up this organization.

Attend the session on Wednesday, April 11 from 9-10 a.m., and then put your policy prowess to good use by scheduling a meeting with your representatives (listed below). We recommend scheduling these appointments before you arrive in Washington, D.C.

Don’t know how to make an appointment? Use these helpful sites:

Find Your Members of Congress | Make an Appointment | Know the Issues | Why Your Voice Matters

Come prepared with the facts:

DECA Impact Report | DECA Congressional Advisory Board | About DECA

All students and advisors who plan to meet with one or more members of Congress must attend this special session on Wednesday, April 11. Session attendees will receive specific tips and advocacy training as well as a packet of information to give to each Congress member.

If you are interested, please email jeff_collins@deca.org immediately with the name of your chapter, your advisor/group leader, and about how many people will attend this session.

 

Follow Collegiate DECA on Twitter @CollegiateDECAJoin the conversation by using the hashtag #CDECAICDC. 

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