Legislative Day 2017
Full Conference Registration and Hotel Booking Link: http://bit.ly/2msYcQ3
HOTEL RESERVATION INFORMATION
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.
Tuesday, May 2: Education & Advocacy Day (Edenton Street UMC, details below*)
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
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
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: http://www.esumc.org/parking/