Hunger Day at the Capitol on March 14th – Register by March 6th
March 14 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 10:30 AM – 3 PM
Starts at St Paul College Campus
235 Marshall Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Sponsored by Hunger Solutions Minnesota, one of MAND’s principle policy partners.
MAND Membership is not required – Everyone is welcome! Spread the word to friends, family, co-workers, etc. NOTE: We are requesting 4 CEUs for MAND members.
No charge but registration required for planning purposes and to set up visits with your legislators. Register here. Deadline to Register: Wednesday March 6 to give planners time to arrange visits.
In 2018, MAND members showed up in force representing about 60 of the total 150 Hunger Day attendees. Here’s how past participants responded to the question “What surprised you most about visiting your legislators at Day at the Capitol?”
“How friendly and excited our Representative was to talk with members from his district. It was a great experience and I am so glad I participated in the event!”
“I was very glad I went on the visit. I was surprised that the Senator and Representative were very normal people – my Representative lived in my neighborhood so it was nice to be able to relate the bills to something specific she was familiar with.”
“It was so much more enlightening and exciting than I thought it would be. Both women I met were incredible and supportive.”
Thanks for your support, advocacy and commitment!
Let’s put ending hunger in Minnesota at the top of the Minnesota State Legislature’s to-do list.
• Prepare and practice speaking on key issues
• Office visit with your legislators (meetings will be set up for you)
• Light lunch provided
We look forward to advocating for:
•Fully fund the Good Food Access Program
•Improving school breakfast
•End school lunch shaming
•Continue mobile food shelf funding
•Farm to School and early care
•Urban Agriculture Grant Program
•Hunger Free Campuses
Check here for background information on 2019 state policy priorities.
For any questions, contact Ann Erickson email@example.com c 651.808.3297