Second ICM Member Meeting

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Second ICM Member Meeting is Thursday, February 28. 

The Stresses of Being a Foster Mother

In an informal talk, a foster mother to 5 siblings, plus her own 4, opens a lens for us into the foster care system.  She is a woman with immense fortitude and a very good heart.  

How to Be an Advocate

The 2019 Georgia legislative session has begun.  Brenda Smith, ICM Advocacy Committee chair, gives us a preview of what to expect between now and April.  Brenda, an experienced advocate, also shares her “Tips for Effective Advocacy at the Legislature.”  

WHERE!

Epiphany Episcopal Church, 2089 Ponce de Leon Ave, NE, Atlanta, 30307

 WHEN!

Thursday, February 28, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Come early for refreshments.

ICM Day at the Capitol 2

Some Logistics Notes:

WHAT: ICM Day at the Capitol 2

PURPOSE: To meet district legislators in order to address proposed legislation or issues of community concern

NOTES:

-  Please plan to ARRIVE AT THE Capitol no later than 9 am!!!

-  Must have identification,  i.e. license, etc,. to enter Building.

-   Sign in at ICM Registration Table

-   Schedule:      

- Group picture with Rep. Mitchell at 9:30am 

       - Students/Teachers observe legislative Session in the House Gallery. Approximately 10am.

- Meet your legislators and tell them which bills you have opinions about.

- Pick up ICM tee shirt and other PR materials.     

We are trying to schedule a meeting with Gov. Kemp. 
      

  Questions: Contact; B. Smith @joycee1@att.net

Be the voice for children who have no voice - that is part of being in a Movement.

Join about 50 adults and 50 adolescents to meet with your district legislators.

MONDAY, March 4,  9:00 – noon

Look for the ICM table in the South Wing / Capitol

Your legislators want to hear from you.    

 
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First ICM Member Meeting

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First ICM Member Meeting is Tuesday, February 5. 

The Stresses of Being a Foster Mother

In an informal talk, a foster mother to 5 siblings, plus her own 4, opens a lens for us into the foster care system.  She is a woman with immense fortitude and a very good heart.  

How to Be an Advocate

The 2019 Georgia legislative session has begun.  Brenda Smith, ICM Advocacy Committee chair, gives us a preview of what to expect between now and April.  Brenda, an experienced advocate, also shares her “Tips for Effective Advocacy at the Legislature.”  

And get ready for ICM Day at the Capitol.  This year it’s on Presidents Day, Monday, February 18., so it will be easy to get down to the Capitol. Location details soon.

WHERE!

Epiphany Episcopal Church, 2089 Ponce de Leon Ave, NE, Atlanta, 30307

 WHEN!

Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Come early for refreshments.

ICM Day at the Capitol

Some Logistics Notes:

WHAT: ICM Day at the Capitol

PURPOSE: To meet district legislators in order to address proposed legislation or issues of community concern

NOTES:

-  Please plan to ARRIVE AT THE Capitol no later than 8:30am!!!

-  Must have identification,  i.e. license, etc,. to enter Building.

-   Sign in at Registration Table /Room 216.

-          Receive Legislative Contact Sheet, key questions to inquire with your legislator, Copy of bills before House/Senate.

-          See format letter for follow-up with legislators.

-          Pick up ICM tee shirt-other PR materials.

-          Who is your legislator? We’ll have that info for you

-          Group picture with Rep. Mitchell at 9:30am

-          Students/Teachers have been invited to attend Session in the House Gallery. Approximately 10am.

  Questions: Contact; B. Smith @joycee1@att.net

Be the voice for children who have no voice - that is part of being in a Movement.   Join about 100 adults and youth to meet with your district legislators.

MONDAY, February 18,  9:00 – noon

Arrive by 8:30!!!

Room 216 In the State Capitol

Also look for the ICM table in the South Wing / Capitol

It’s Presidents Day.  Light traffic. 

Some kids out of school.  Bring them with you… especially youth (legislators really listen to them!)  Capitol tours have been arranged. 

Your legislators want to hear from you.    

 
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