NAMM Music Education Advocacy Hill Day

September 14, 2022

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Advocate for Music Education

NAMM members and partner advocates are encouraged to get back on the music education "advocacy train" and join us in Washington, D.C. on September 14 to hold in-person meetings with Members of Congress and/or their Education Legislative Aides. NAMM staff will provide support in scheduling meetings as well as all training materials and information packets, or "leave behinds," with a detailed "ask" for federal action in support of music education in schools.  Participation in NAMM Hill Day and pre-event advocacy training is FREE for registrants. All travel related expenses (transportation, housing, meals) are on your own.  NAMM will host a reception the evening of September 14 to honor your commitment to music education advocacy. Check back for updates. 

Important Dates

 
  • June 5
  • 10 am

    Registration Opens

    Register to participate in NAMM Hill Day, which takes place September 14, 2022. Training and all materials provided. All travel and hotel expenses are on your own.
  • August 17
  • 11:59 pm

    Registration Closes

    Please register before this date so that we can match you with other advocates in your state and congressional district in time to set meetings.
  • August 18
  • 10 am

    Virtual Training for Hill Day

    Learn or refresh advocacy skills to contact members of congress and governors about the 2022 “Ask” for funding music education in schools.
  • August 19
  • All Day

    Set Meetings with Elected Officials

    Training will be provided as will advocacy materials and contact information for schedulers in your state and/or congressional district.
  • September 7
  • 11:59 pm

    Appointments Schedule and Advocacy Teams Finalized

    You will be matched with other advocates in your congressional district or state, and we will provide your advocacy team with a schedule of all of your meeting times and locations.
  • September 14
  • All Day

    NAMM Hill Day Visits with Members of Congress

    Grab a cup of coffee, pick up leave-behind materials, and head to meetings with members of congress and/or their education legislative aides. Note that start times may vary depending on meeting schedule and that all meetings will be in Eastern Standard Time. Transportation on own. Hosted light reception to follow.

 

 

Guest speakers and additional details will be announced soon.

 

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 It’s time to go back to Washington, D.C. to advocate for music education! Register to participate in NAMM Hill Day, September 14, 2022. Training and information about setting meetings with Members of Congress will be posted on NAMM.org on August 10.  All travel and hotel are on your own. Join us for NAMM advocacy reunion in Washington, D.C.!

Nine-digit zip codes for your primary BUSINESS and HOME are required to assist us in identifying your Congressional Representatives. Visit the USPS website to find your zip code.

NAMM Hill Day Signup