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Community Action of Skagit County Low-Income Advocacy Day

This opportunity is part of our strategy to build a stronger community by helping people help themselves and each other. Community Action clients, staff, volunteers, donors, partners and friends are welcome to attend this event.  Registration is required as they CAN ONLY FIT 36 passengers on the bus! Once the bus is full, we will have a wait list, in case there are any cancellations. If you are registering for more than one person, please fill out separate forms for each attendee.

This year's trip coincides with the Washington State Low-Income Housing Alliance's advocacy day, so we will join affordable housing advocates from around the state.

Take Action! Advocacy Trip details:

8:30 a.m.: Board Bus at Jack in the Box Parking Lot (304 E College Way)

9 a.m.: Leave Mount Vernon

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.: Arrive in Olympia + Lunch (no host, bring your own lunch or $ for café)

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Program still to be determined. In past years participants have:
• Tour of the Capital, led by Elizabeth Jennings
• Attend open hearings to observe legislative committees at work
• Meet w/ legislators with a Community Action guide

1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Advocate! Options Include:
• Explore Olympia
• Attend open hearings to observe legislative committees at work
• Tour the capital, available every hour on the hour
• Meet with legislators with a Community guide (TBD)

3:30 p.m.: Regroup
4:00 p.m.: Bus leaves for Mount Vernon
7 p.m.: arrive in Mount Vernon

MEETING PLACE: Behind the Jack in the Box off College Way in the old Albertson’s parking lot. We are meeting here because it is easier for the bus to maneuver and there is ample all-day parking available for you. The bus will depart promptly at 9 a.m. Directions: Jack in the Box, 304 E College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Isabela Ordonez. | 360 416-7585 x1107

For more information and to RSVP, click here

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