Allyship's Queer Homeless Youth Advocacy Day on Febuary 22nd
Dear Allyship Community!
Allyship is proud to announce our partnership with Equal Rights Washington (ERW) for our February 22nd Queer Homeless Youth Lobby d
ay led by Mockingbird Society.
Allyship and ERW will continue to mobilize activists in the LGBTQ community to be allies to LGBTQ homeless youth by advocating for public policies that will help to eliminate youth homelessness. Go to our website for more details on our legislative platform. If your organization would like to participate
in the Allyship/ERW LGBTQ contingent click here and please let us know how many people from your organization will attend. (please have them register below)
It’s time to register for our Queer Homeless Youth Advocacy Day!
When: February 22nd – 6:45am
February 22nd, carpools from Seattle will meet at 6:45am. If you are outside of the Seattle area please contact Debbie Carlsen. We will arrive in Olympia by 8:30am for a Allyship/ERW check-in.
Where: 23rd and Jackson in the Central District
To carpool and be a carpool captain (we need carpool captains!) we will meet at 23rd and Jackson in the Central District. We will arrive in Olympia at 8:30am.
To register for the Queer Homeless Youth Advocacy Day, we need some information:
Contact Info: Name, address, email and phone
Your lunch/food preference – meat or vegetarian (breakfast will be available after you register)
Do you need a ride – state ‘rider’, or if you can be a carpool captain – indicate ‘carpool captain’. We will be coordinating carpools to transport all advocates! (carpool captains – please indicate how many riders you can have in your car)
Please indicate if you would like to be a Legislative District leader. There will be a phone conference training for all LD leaders at 6pm on February 20th.
Allyship/ERW will join the Mockingbird Society program at 9:15am with hundreds of other youth on the Capitol grounds in a heated tent. The day will end at 1pm and our advocates will be leaving from Olympia between 1:15pm to 1:30pm.
Please register today! All registered advocates will be asked to attend an Advocacy training, before the day of advocacy. After your completed registration you will be communicated when and where these trainings will take place. Only complete registrations will be accepted. Registration deadline is February 20th!
Onward as allies to LGBTQ homeless youth!