Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM PST
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California Endowment
1414 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Adelante Meeting Room

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Danielle Metzger

Child Care Advocacy Day

January 23, 2019
California Endowment
Adelante Meeting Room
1414 K Street, #500
Sacramento, CA 95814

9:30am - 4:00pm 

We invite you to join us and our partners for a
Child Care Advocacy Day!

The day will begin with an expert panel sharing their input, reactions and top priorities on the 2019-20 Governor’s Budget. 
We will then move into an orientation training on how to conduct visits with your representatives and provide talking points and a “prep-talk”.  
In the afternoon, attendees will experience the legislative process
first-hand by spending the 2nd half of the day at the Capitol participating in legislative visits, educating lawmakers, advocating to make child care and early education a priority and being available to answer legislator questions after the showing of No Small Matter.

Schedule of Events
CAPPA staff will be scheduling the legislative visits.  You will receive a schedule, room assignments, and legislative advocacy packet when you check in.  

9:30am: Check in at the California Endowment- 1414 K Street,
               Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814

9:45am-12:00pm: Opening remarks and budget panel discussions
12:00pm-12:30pm: Legislative "prep-talk" and lunch
1:00pm-4:00pm: Legislative Visits
1:30pm: Tentatively planned at 1:30pm in the State Capitol we will be
No Small Matter 


Welcome and opening remarks

Overview of the Governor's Proposed 2019/20 Budget; What has the Governor 
proposed and where are our opportunities? 

  • Kristin Schumacher, California Budget and Policy Center
  • Sara Cortez, Legislative Analyst's Office 
  • Sarah Burtner, Department of Finance 
  • Katie Hardeman, Assembly Budget Committee
  • Sarah Neville-Morgan, California Department of Education, Early Learning and Care Division

What are CDE's strategies for working with the new administration 

  • Sarah Neville-Morgan and staff, California Department of Education, Early Learning and Care Division

Legislative "Prep-talk" and working lunch
This presentation will include an orientation about the legislative process and how to conduct visits with your representatives.

  • What is advocacy and why is it important
  • Finding your legislators
  • How to talk to legislators
  • How to share your story in an impactful way
  • Role playing activity

12:30pm- 12:45pm
Walk to the Capitol 

Legislative Visits at the Capitol

Tentatively planned at 1:30 in the State Capitol we will be showing No Small Matter