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Lobby Day: June 10 in Washington, D.C.

This year’s Lobby Day will take place on Tuesday, June 10, in Washington, D.C.

Pre-Lobby Day Webinar Resources

Thank you for attending our webinar on June 3rd! If you were unable to attend, or want to review the presentation, then you can download the presentation audio and slideshow below.

Virtual Lobby Day:

  • Can't join us in person? Pledge to call your member of Congress on June 9. We'll get in touch with you and provide all the instructions you'll need before the big day.

Lobby Day offers a unique opportunity to communicate personally with members of Congress and their staffers in Washington, D.C.

Lobby Day will focus on urging Congress to:

  • Reform U.S. food aid

    Smart, simple reforms to our nation’s food-aid programs can help feed millions more people around the globe each year—at no additional cost to U.S. taxpayers. Learn more by exploring Bread for the World’s 2014 Offering of Letters, “Reforming U.S. Food Aid.” We will also oppose proposals that will threaten to reduce the effectiveness of food aid.

  • Pass comprehensive immigration reform

    Immigration is a hunger issue; comprehensive reform will significantly reduce poverty among both those who are undocumented and living in the United States, as well as their family members in their countries of origin. Visit our immigration resources page for more information.

 Tentative Schedule and Program

TimePlaceActivity

7:30–8:30 a.m.

West Lobby, Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

Registration and breakfast

8:30–10:30 a.m.

Grand Ballroom, Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

Opening Worship and Legislative Briefing

Start the day hearing from Secretary Dan Glickman, senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Learn about U.S. food aid programs and immigration reform in preparation for your afternoon lobby visits. We’ll provide materials and background information for a successful meeting with your congressional offices.

10:45 a.m.–11:45 p.m.

Grand Ballroom Salons A – F, Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

Regional Caucuses

Meet with others from your region and strategize about your upcoming meetings. Regional organizers and policy analysts will be available to answer questions.

12:00 p.m.

 

Lunch

Shuttle buses begin running to Capitol Hill

1:00–5:00 p.m.

Capitol Hill

Lobby visits

Starting at 3:00 p.m.   Finish your lobby visits early? Come to the Rayburn cafeteria! Bread staff will be available to help you fill out Congressional Visit Report Forms and to write thank you notes.

5:00–7:00 p.m.

B-339 Rayburn House Office Building

Reception

Join us as we thank Reps. Ed Royce (Calif.-39) and Eliot Engel (N.Y.-16) for their work on U.S. food-aid reform and honor Sen. Tom Harkin (Iowa), and Reps. Spencer Bachus (Ala.-06) and Frank Wolf (Va.-10) for being champions against hunger.

7:00–8:00 p.m.

B-339 Rayburn House Office Building

Closing Worship and Sharing

6:00–8:00 p.m.

Shuttle buses run from Capitol Hill to Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

 

Need a place to store your luggage while you’re on Capitol Hill? You will be able to bring your luggage to the registration table in the morning, and we will ensure it is securely transported and held for you. Luggage will be available for pick up after 1 p.m. at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church (201 Independence Ave. SE).

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