First of Two Lobby Day Preparation Webinars Happening on March 7

The first of two webinars on effective advocacy and NLIHC’s policy priorities is Thursday, March 7, 2:00 p.m. ET.  The webinars will prepare advocates for NLIHC’s annual Capitol Hill Lobby Day on March 29. Register for the March 7 webinar, “Lobbying 101,” an introduction to effective advocacy, at:

In “Lobbying 101,” NLIHC staff will share information on how a bill becomes a law and key moments for advocates to be involved, details of the federal budget process, reasons to advocate, and tips for effective lobbying and advocacy. This webinar will also include a mock legislative visit. This is an excellent training opportunity for those new to advocacy. There is still time to register for this webinar.

The second webinar, “NLIHC 2019 Forum Policy Priorities,” an overview of policy priorities and Lobby Day talking points, is scheduled for March 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET. NLIHC staff will highlight key legislative requests and provide comprehensive information that makes the case for more federal investments in affordable homes. Sign up for the March 14 webinar at:

NLIHC staff presenting on both webinars are:

  • Joey Lindstrom, Manager for Field Organizing
  • Tori Bourret, Housing Advocacy Organizer
  • Brooke Schipporeit, Housing Advocacy Organizer
  • Sarah Mickelson, Senior Director of Public Policy
  • Elayne Weiss, Senior Policy Analyst

The annual Capitol Hill Lobby Day on March 29 is part of the March 27-29 NLIHC Housing Policy Forum: Seizing the Moment for Bold Solutions. Register for this Forum at: