2023 CA Academy In Person Advocacy Summit
CPEU Information: Certificate for 4 CPEUs will be emailed to you after the event.
California Academy In Person Advocacy Summit
Monday, May 8, 2023
Place: Sacramento State University Training Room
304 “S” Street, Sacramento, CA
Attending the California Academy Advocacy Summit is an incredible opportunity to learn about the roles of legislators in the state assembly and state senate. This event is designed to inform and empower citizens to participate in the legislative process and to support bills that align with their values. By attending, you will gain insights into how bills are created, debated, and passed into law. You’ll also have the chance to network with other advocates and community leaders who are working towards positive change in your community. Don’t miss out on this chance to make your voice heard and to learn how you can make a difference in your community. Sign up today and take the first step towards becoming an effective advocate for the issues you care about.
8:30 am Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00 am Policy and Advocacy Basics
10:00 am The Academy’s Policy Priorities: How Federal Bills Impact State Programs
11:00 am Understanding the Bills: AB 605, AB1644, & SB 348
12:00 pm Hone your Storytelling Skills: How to Weave Stories into Advocacy .
1:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:00 pm Advocate to you Legislator – Meetings will depend on participants’ scheduling with their individual legislatures
4:00 on Day ends
Please become familiar with these CA Academy-supported bills before arriving at Monday’s summit:
1. Recognize the benefits of maintaining meaningful relationships with legislators and staff.
2. Using proven advocacy strategies to successfully communicate with legislators and staff.
3. Be familiar with current nutrition and health legislation and how to follow the path of bills through legislature.
4. Gain insight in to the legislative and political landscape in California, especially in the areas of health care – services, providers, health insurance, and access issues.
Academy Member Cost:
Live Event – RD/Ns, N/DTRs $50
Live Event – Dietetic Interns, Grad/Undergrad Students $15
Virtual Event – RD/Ns, N/DTRs $40
Virtual Event – Dietetic Interns, Grad/Undergrad Students $10
Non-Academy Member Cost:
Live Event – RD/Ns, N/DTRs $75
Live Event – Dietetic Interns, Grad/Undergrad Students $25
Virtual Event – RD/Ns, N/DTRs $65
Virtual Event – Dietetic Interns, Grad/Undergrad Students $20