2019 Lobby Days

EQUALITY FLORIDA LOBBY DAYS

"Lobby Days was hands-down the most meaningful experience I've had during my time with this organization and I am beyond grateful for and humbled by the many amazing volunteers that spent time with us.” -Morgan, 2015 Field & Media Intern

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Join us for Equality Florida Lobby Days March 11-12!

Lobby Days 2019 training will begin promptly at 9:00am on Monday, March 11 in the Capitol building. Please be there at 8:30am to receive your training packet and team assignment. The room location will be e-mailed to registered participants.

Our comprehensive training will include: an update on the current climate of the Florida legislature; lobby techniques; and in-depth information regarding the LGBTQ equality, reproductive justice, and gun violence prevention for the 2019 session. 

After the training staff will put you into teams and give you a list of pre-scheduled meetings to attend. 

Questions: Please Email [email protected]

SCHEDULE

On Monday, March 11 we are asking all attendees to meet at 8:30am to check in and receive training materials. We will be starting our training promptly at 9:00am. Lobby Days will conclude on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:00pm. A full agenda will be emailed to registered participants. Lunch will be provided both days.

 

HOTELS / ACCOMMODATIONS

There are many hotels in the Tallahassee area, some within walking distance of the Capitol and some just a short drive away. Here are some recommendations at various price points. 

Redroof Inn
2930 Hospitality St, Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 385-7884

La Quinta Inn Tallahassee North
2905 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 385-7172

Wyndham Garden Tallahassee
1355 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL
(850) 877-3171

Double Tree Suites
(5 minutes, walking distance)
101 S Adams St  Tallahassee, 32301
(850) 224-5000

Florida People's Advocacy Center
603 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
(1 mile from the Capitol; affordable dorm-style lodging; advise that you are attending Equality Florida Lobby Days when booking)
www.floridapac.org/lodging
 

**Affordable accommodations can also be found at: www.airbnb.com

 

PARKING

There is metered street parking all around the Capitol complex. There are also several parking garages, including Kleman Plaza parking garage, a block from the Capitol. 

Click here for more information about parking.

 

ATTIRE

Businesses appropriate attire should be worn while in the Capitol. This includes suits, slacks, button up shirts, knee-length skirts, dresses and close-toed shoes. No jeans. Please wear comfortable (but business appropriate) shoes as there is a lot of walking involved in Lobby Days.