Discrimination

2018 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

Join us for Equality Florida Lobby Days January 22 & 23!

Lobby Days 2018 will begin promptly at 9:30am on Monday, January 22 with a training in the Capitol building. Please be there at 9:00am to receive your training packet and team assignment. Location will be e-mailed to registered participants.

Our comprehensive training will include: 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 2018 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

We will be starting our training promptly at 9:30am on Monday, January 22.  We are asking all attendees to meet at 8:30am to check in and receive training materials.  Lobby Days wil conclude on Tuesday, January 23 at 4:00pm. A full agenda will be emailed to registered participants

Lunch will be provided both days. 

HOTELS / ACCOMODATIONS

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

Wingate
2516 Lakeshore Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 553-4400

Holiday Inn
1355 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL
(850) 877-3171

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

 

Affordable accomodations can also be found at: https://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.