For OPPA members who attended in the past, we hope you will join us again!
If you haven't attended in the past, we hope that you will choose to do so this year!
As we have seen with several issues over the past few years, effective lobbying can and does result in effective advocacy! Effective advocacy consists of contacting your elected officials, communicating a knowledgeable (as well as educational) message and asking for their support and desired vote on a particular bill!
As with any skill, practice and ongoing training and education enhances effectiveness! Each year, the OPPA sponsors a legislative Advocacy Day for its members (and non-members who have an interest) at the Statehouse in Columbus.
A typical advocacy day schedule includes (please note times are approximate):
There is no cost to attend; however, advance registration is required so that we can schedule meetings with individual legislators!