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  • Texas LGBT Chambers of Commerce Advocacy Day

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    Name: Texas LGBT Chambers of Commerce Advocacy Day
    Date: February 20, 2019
    Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
    Event Description:
    A Day at the Capitol with the Texas LGBT Chambers of Commerce
    Members are invited to participate in the Chamber's inaugural "A Day at the Capitol" advocacy day on Wednesday, February 20th.  Join us in Austin at the Capitol as we make history!  For the first time, the Chamber is partnering with our sister LGBT chambers across the state to visit legislators during the legislative session to talk about issues and legislation that are important to the LGBTQ and Allied business community.  Your voice matters; make YOUR voice heard!

    This is a tremendous opportunity to:
    • Connect with legislators to talk about issues that impact your business.
    • Engage with other chamber members, chamber leadership and sponsors from across the state.
    Participants will be trained on "How to Talk to Your Legislator" and given information to inform the conversations.  Check out the Texas LGBT Chambers legislative agenda.
    Tuesday, February 19: Reception (register here) at The Driskill, 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701; 6:00 ? 8:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, February 20: Training/Breakfast/Lunch & Visits with Legislators, 7:30 a.m. ? 5:00 p.m. 
    During lunch, hear from the five amazing women who make up the very first Texas Legislature LGBT Caucus.  Special guests include Rep. Mary González (Caucus Chair), Rep. Celia Israel, Rep. Jessica González, Rep. Julie Johnson and Rep. Rep. Erin Zwiener.
    *Schedule subject to change.  A detailed schedule and other information will be sent to participants upon registration.
    Thank you to our generous "A Day at the Capitol" sponsors! 

    San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce would also like to say thank you to our local sponsors:

    Location:  Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, Austin, TX 78701
    Parking at the Capitol:  Capitol Visitors Parking Garage, 1201 San Jacinto Blvd. Austin, TX 78701 (Entrance is off of E 12th Street or E. 13th Street)
    Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, 500 N. Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78701
    Don't miss this opportunity to make your voice heard in Austin during the 2019 legislative session!  Join the Texas LGBT Chambers from Austin, Houston, North Texas and San Antonio for "A Day at the Capitol!"  Help us make history as we advocate on behalf of the LGBTQ and Allied business community!
    Note:  You must register separately for the reception on Tuesday, Feb. 19! RSVP Here!
    Texas Capitol
    1100 Congress
    Austin, TX 78701
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, February 19
    Opening Reception, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    The Driskill
    604 Brazos Street
    Wednesday, February 20:
    Training/Breakfast/Lunch & Visits with Legislators, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
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