2022 VCCA General Assembly Advocacy Day

This page contains important information and preparation materials to review prior to Advocacy Day Feb 2-3.  

Advocacy Day Schedule 

Wednesday, Feb 2

6:00 - 8:00pm / Advocacy Day Training with Guest Speakers - JOIN HERE

Join clinicians participating in Advocacy Day for an event the evening before to hear from VCCA representatives about our goals for the day, a review of legislative priorities and special presentations by guest speakers Harry Godfrey from Virginia Advanced Energy Economy and Emily Francis from the Southern Environmental Law Center.  


ZOOM MEETING LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85470048105?pwd=WnQzRGkwOFY1RTl1Z2V3bDQyN2pTZz09

Meeting ID: 854 7004 8105

Passcode: 258943
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Thursday, Feb 3

8:00 - 9:00am / Legislative Meeting Q&A with VCCA Leaders - JOIN HERE

This optional session will be an open forum and opportunity to ask any questions about legislative priorities and meetings before they occur.  Dr. Bob Kitchen, VCCA's Vice-Chair of Advocacy, and John Bagwell, Executive Director of VCCA, will be available to ensure you are prepared and confident heading into your meetings with legislators.  


ZOOM MEETING LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83322135591?pwd=MjFjV3FyWk9UU2RMZndib3FmNjNXQT09
Meeting ID: 833 2213 5591
Passcode: 124793
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9:00am - 12:00pm / Legislative Meetings

Virtual meetings will be held with State Delegates and State Senators according to the schedule sent out.  Contact John Bagwell (john@virginiaclinicians.org) if you have any questions about your meetings.   


12:00 - 1:00pm / Lunch Debrief - JOIN HERE

Join fellow participants from Advocacy Day to review experiences from legislative meetings and share any commitments made by legislative offices.  We will also cover how to follow up with legislative offices and take action to support climate and health policy beyond Advocacy Day.  


ZOOM MEETING LINK: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87617964226?pwd=MGptTTRnaVR4NEZCd3BwZ1lkdjJBZz09

Meeting ID: 876 1796 4226
Passcode: 559092
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Preparing for your Meetings

View the recording of a Legislative Preview Webinar led by VCCA's Vice-Chair of Advocacy, Dr. Bob Kitchen