Date with the State

November 20, 2017

What’s Happening

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 7 am–4 pm
bus leaves from the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus

Meet State Senator and Delegates, discuss issues that affect the Jewish community. The governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general have all been invited on the date, too. Be there to meet them and make Tidewater’s Jewish voice heard. Cover all the topics that matter to the Jewish community: Health, social services, and community institutions serving the elderly and impoverished, the Virginia- Israel Advisory Board and more.

$36 per person covers kosher lunch and defrays cost of transportation.

Issue Selection Meeting
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, 12:30 pm
Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus
Help choose which issues are taken to Richmond. Review issues that are important to the Jewish community, in planning the legislative agenda for discussion with state legislators at the annual Date With the State on January 30. Past issues have included support for local agencies including Jewish Family Service and Beth Sholom Village, support for the Virginia-Israel Advisory Board, combating bias legislation, and more. Lunch will be served.

Insiders’ Briefing
Thursday, Jan. 25, 6:30 pm
Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus
Essential for all Advocacy Day attendees. This meeting provides all attendees with detailed talking points on the issues and lobbying tips.

For information, contact Wendy Weissman, assistant CRC director at 757-965-6107 or WWeissman@ujft.org.

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