Advocating for proven tobacco use prevention policies through statewide partnerships

Join the New Mexico Allied Council on Tobacco (NM ACT) for our 2018 Day at the Capitol. We are advocating for maintaining New Mexico's tobacco control programs funding and an increased tobacco tax.

We will begin the day at The Roundhouse for our press conference highlighting the imporatance of prevention and cessation programs in New Mexico.  Following the press conference, we will move to an area venue for Advocacy Training, and then back to The Roundhouse for legislative visits.

For more information, please contact Suzanne Lawson at suzanne@chronicdiseasenm.org.

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Information on overnight accommodations will be available soon.

DAC AGENDA

The 2018 NMACT Day at the Capitol Agenda includes:

9:00 AM – Press Conference at The Roundhouse East Concourse, featuring EVOLVEMENT Youth, Representative Ferrary, and Mission Story by Suzanne Lawson

Following the Press Conference, NMACT volunteers will walk/drive to Hotel Santa Fe for Advocacy Training. A buffet breakfast will be served at Hotel Santa Fe.

10:00 AM – Participants arrive and training begins.  Advocacy Training includes networking, presentations on how to speak to your lawmakers; NMACT‘s supported policies; a timeline of how to take action throughout the year; and group organization.  Volunteers will then travel back to the Capitol for legislative visits.

12:00 PM – Lawmaker visits.

Following the lawmaker visits, we ask that volunteers join us for a debrief session.  Box lunches will be served.

1:00 PM – Debrief – Room TBA.