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NYAIL's 2015 Legislative Day

General Information Please join us for NYAIL's annual Legislative Day! The 2015 Legislative Day is scheduled for Wednesday, February 11th, 2015. Check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. (RSVP info below) and the opening program, with invited speakers, will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Well of the Legislative Office Building (LOB) in downtown Albany. This year's NYAIL Legislative Day will be held in collaboration with the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State (CDPAANYS). Please contact local legislators as soon as possible to schedule your center's meetings with them! We ask centers to avoid scheduling meetings during the opening program to ensure a large presence in the LOB Well to hear our speakers and show our strength. To further increase the visibility of our community, come wearing your ILC's T-shirt or one of the T-shirts NYAIL distributed at past events. We look forward to seeing you and others from your center at NYAIL's Legislative Day! Preliminary Schedule 10:00 a.m. Check-in: Each participant will receive a packet of materials and copies of the 2015 Disability Priority Agenda to distribute to legislators. Location: The Well of the Legislative Office Building 11:00 a.m. Opening Rally: Lindsay Miller, Executive Director of NYAIL Bryan O'Malley, Executive Director of CDPAANYS Additional Invited Guest Speakers, TBA. Location: The Well of the Legislative Office Building 12:00 p.m. Lunch on your own 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Member center meetings with legislators and packet "drop-offs": Make your center's appointments now. We ask centers to avoid scheduling meetings during the opening program to ensure a large presence in the Well to hear our speakers and show our strength! Registration and Attendance Details RSVP: If you plan to attend, PLEASE RSVP no later than Friday, February 6th to Sandra Horn, Administrative Assistant at [email protected] or at 518-465-4650 so that NYAIL can make arrangements for the expected number of attendees. Note that ILC's must schedule their own meetings with local legislators, and we encourage you to do so as soon as possible! 2015 Disability Priority Agenda: NYAIL's 2015 Disability Priority Agenda with legislative priorities will be available soon. NYAIL will also prepare a response to the 2015-16 Executive Budget for participants to use in their meetings with legislators. For More Information: If you have any questions regarding the upcoming Legislative Day activities, please feel free to contact us: Sandra Horn, Administrative Assistant, at [email protected] Lindsay Miller, Executive Director, at [email protected] NYAIL office phone: 518-465-4650
 
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