Lobby Day

Conference attendees have the opportunity on the third day of the conference to go to Capitol Hill to meet with their Members of Congress and staff regarding policy priorities outlined throughout the conference. Be sure to sign up for FRAC and Feeding America’s Thunderclap that will culminate at 10:00 AM on Lobby Day. Learn more.

Schedule for Lobby Day, Tuesday, February 27

 8:00-10:00 AM    Breakfast at the Washington Court Hotel on Capitol Hill, Atrium Ballroom (525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC)

Advocates will hear brief remarks from:

Sen. Pat Roberts  (R-KS), Chairman, Senate Agriculture Committee

Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), Chair, House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee

Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC), Member, House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee

10:15-5:30 PM  Capitol Hill Visits

 

“The National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference allows staff to connect with and learn from the network of anti-hunger organizations nationwide, to promote best practices, share resources and address common challenges to end hunger in our communities.”
Amy Gallant, Advocacy Coordinator, Preble Street Maine Hunger Initiative