CA Citizen Lobby Day

Register below for the 3rd annual CA Citizen Lobby Day on Monday, August 4, 2014. Hundreds of ASA Members and allies will meet for a special legislative briefing that day, before heading to the Capitol the meet with every Assembly and Senate Office. The event will start at the beautiful Citizen Hotel located at 926 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814. After lunch, you will meet with your California Representatives or staff to discuss pending legislation. ASA will schedule an appointment when you register for the event.

ASA is requesting a $25 donation to help cover the cost of the CA Citizen Lobby Day, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. You can make an online donation of any size right now or send a check or money order to Americans for Safe Access, 1806 Vernon St., NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009.

Click the button below to make a donation. All donations come with an ASA tote bag, an ASA banner Pen & the printed materials including the lobby day training packet.

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Please enter your personal residential address, so that we can be sure you get an appointment with the correct Assembly and Senate Offices. 

 WHEN
August 04, 2014 at 9am - 5pm
 WHERE
Citizen Hotel
926 J St
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States
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 CONTACT
Don Duncan · · (916) 449-3975

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    One more week... The CA Citizen Lobby Day is just one week away. We need to see a strong showing of support in the Capitol Building next Monday, August 4, to amplify all of the voices from the medical cannabis community at this crucial moment. Key committee votes may happen just days after our lobby day, and final votes on the floor of the Assembly will come soon after. Your lawmakers need to know that this issue matters to voters in their district. Will you be there to speak up? Register today for the CA Citizen Lobby Day in Sacramento on Monday, August 4. Don’t wait any longer. I only have one more week to schedule appointments for you with your Assembly and Senate offices. Register Now ►► http://www.safeaccessnow.org/ca_citizen_lobby_day

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    Join us tonight at 7:00pm PST for a LIVE Google Hangout before the 4th Annual #CA Citizen Lobby day! Have you registered yet? We will be talking about bills that deal with regulating doctors and commercial medical cannabis activity (SB 1262), the return of wrongfully-confiscated property (SB 1193), and equal access to health care for legal medical cannabis patients. A Google Hangout is an interactive event you can join from your computer or mobile device. Watch LIVE ►► http://bit.ly/1roaFCv

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    Register today for the CA Citizen Lobby Day in Sacramento on Monday, August 4. We are expecting two hundred patients and other advocates in Sacramento on Monday, August 4, to talk to lawmakers about medical cannabis bills that will affect our community for years to come. Will you be there to take your seat at the table two weeks from today? I will make an appointment for you to meet with your California Assembly Member and Senator when you register. Do it today. Time is running out to make the appointments. ASA is requesting a $25 donation from participants to help defer the cost of the event, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Lobby day participants will be advocating for important amendments to current bills and laying the groundwork for patients’ rights legislation in 2015. California Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana), author of the controversial regulatory bill SB 1262, will speak to the crowd on Monday morning. We will have a legislative briefing, distribute printed materials, and have a special citizen lobbyist training before meeting with lawmakers. Participants will also spend some time talking about local campaigns for safe access. Participants are invited to a special VIP reception on Monday evening honoring Assembly Member Tom Amminao (D-San Francisco), a principal co-author of SB 1262 and longtime champion for medical cannabis in the legislature. This is the Assembly Member’s last year in office, and ASA will present him with an award at the reception. Read more about the lobby day, see the agenda, learn about sponsorship opportunities, and download an event flier online. You can also join me for a live Google Hangout at 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 24, to learn more about the event and bills. You need to be a part of this conversation. Lawmakers need to hear directly from people in their home districts about medical cannabis regulations and patients’ rights. They also need to see hundreds of advocates in the hallways, so that they know there is grassroots support for bills and amendments we support. Remember that research shows the citizen lobbyists like you are six times more influential than paid lobbyists! Strategic committee votes and final floor votes may happen days after the CA Citizen Lobby Day. Do not miss your chance to be a part of ASA’s biggest and most important citizen lobby day yet. Take your seat at the table and make a real difference on August 4. Register today here: http://www.safeaccessnow.org/ca_citizen_lobby_day