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Legislative Day 2017


Legislative Day 2017 Save the Date Web Version

Full Conference Registration and Hotel Booking Link:



Downtown Hampton Inn & Suites

Date: May 2, 2017 – May 3, 2017

Telephone Number: 919-825-4770

Nightly Rate: $184 + tax

Rooms must be booked by 5:00pm EST on April 2, 2017.

Legislative Day Agenda

Habitat for Humanity of North Carolina Legislative Day Activities will be held at Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Kerr Hall.

Legislative Day, 2017 Agenda

Tuesday, May 2: Education & Advocacy Day (Edenton Street UMC, details below*)

2:00pm     Arrive/Register

2:15pm     Welcome & Overview of Day

2:30pm     Federal Housing Budget Zeroed Out! Carley Ruff, HFHI & Samuel Gunter, NC Housing Coalition
What does this mean for your affiliate?
What can you do now to influence final budget? Good, better & best.
How does the Federal budget impact our message for visits tomorrow?

3:30pm     Break (time to confirm visits for next day)

4:00pm     Making a Successful Visit
What do you need to know? How do you get a commitment?

5:15pm     More Action to Restore Federal Housing Budget

6:15pm     Dinner & Keynote Address                    Scott Farmer, NC Housing Finance Agency

7:30pm     Recap & Logistics

8:00pm     Adjourn

Wednesday, May 3: Legislative Day (Edenton Street UMC, details below*)

8:15am     Breakfast & Preparation for visits

9:00am     Legislative Visits -walk to State Capital, 16 West Jones Street, Raleigh 27601
Divide into teams for visits with elected officials

9:00am     Wall Build & Hammering Contest on Mall

12:45pm   Press Conference/Awards Ceremony

1:00pm     Lunch & Report back at Edenton Street UMC

2:00pm     Adjourn

Edenton Street UMC: 228 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh 27603. For Parking: The main parking area is
located behind and on the McDowell St. side of the church. If you are using a GPS to get to our church,
we recommend putting 122 N. McDowell Street in as the destination. This will take you directly to the
parking lot. For more detail: