Moving Beyond Awareness Workshop

Moving Beyond Awareness Workshop

Calling all people of faith. Establish a working campaign and plan to end human trafficking.

Registration is free, but you must RSVP for this event as registration is limited. RSVP here.

“65% of men who purchase sex with female children in Atlanta live in surburban areas outside the I-285 perimeter”

— THE SCHAPIRO GROUP

Date: Thursday, February 28

Time: 9 AM to 1 PM

Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church, 731 Peachtree St NE., Atlanta, GA 30308

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ICM Day at the Capitol 2

Please plan to arrive at the Capitol no later than 9 AM.

ABOUT THIS EVENT

  • WHAT: ICM Day at the Capitol 2

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

NOTES:

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

  • Sign in at ICM Registration Table

SCHEDULE: 

  • 9:30 AM: Group picture with Rep. Mitchell

  • 10 AM: Students/Teachers observe legislative Session in the House Gallery.

  • 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 Governor Kemp.

Questions?

Contact B. Smith @joycee1@att.net

Youth especially invited: Observe government in action and make your voice heard.

Your legislators want to hear from you.    

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

MONDAY, March 4, 9:00 AM – noon

Look for the ICM table in the South Wing / Capitol

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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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