Make your voice heard at CFT Lobby Days on April 28-29

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Make your voice heard at CFT Lobby Days on April 28-29

While the CFT legislative staff works hard promoting legislation on behalf of members, your presence in the halls of the Legislature gives a human face to the CFT and our fight for high-quality education. CFT Lobby Days provides you this opportunity to meet with state legislators one-on-one.

Lobby Days will begin on Monday evening at the Sheraton Grand Hotel Sacramento where registration commences at 4 p.m. A dinner meeting will follow at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the most pressing issues at that time, formulate strategies, and organize lobbying teams.

Tuesday kicks off with the CFT group picture at 8 a.m., immediately followed by a briefing in the Capitol before members fan out to meet with their legislators. Please plan to be in Sacramento the entire day so that your members can meet with as many legislators as possible. The best appointment times are often in the afternoon, so please make return plans for after 5 p.m.

For more information about Lobby Days, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or phone the CFT Sacramento office at (916) 446-2788.

Schedule At-A-Glance

Monday, April 28 • Sheraton Grand Hotel, Camellia
4:00 pm Registration
5:15 pm Dinner Meeting
6:00 pm Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones
6:30 pm New Attendees Orientation Issues Training
Tuesday, April 29  State Capitol
8:00 am Group picture (State Capitol, North Steps on L Street side)
Discussion Sessions with Legislators • Governor’s Office, Council Room
8:30 am Orientation
9:00 am Assemblymember Pan
9:30 am  Senator Liu
10:00 am Assemblymember Buchanan
10:30 am Senator Block
11:00 am Assemblymember Weber
Lunch Break
Noon CFT Lunch, State Capitol, East Side
Noon Rally and protest with ACCE on the oil severance legislation
Discussion Sessions with Legislators • Governor’s Office, Council Room
2:00 pm Assemblymember Atkins
2:30 pm Assemblymember Skinner
3:00 pm Assemblymember Williams
3:30 pm Debriefing

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