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2021 Virtual DOTH Recap

On February 23-24th, The MACAC Government Relations Committee hosted their annual 'Day on the Hill' advocacy event for the first time as a two-day virtual event. The event was a huge success, as we were able to meet with over 50 state senators and representatives over the course of two days to talk about MACAC's legislative priorities (see pdf below) for the year. We had 20 MACAC members volunteer for the event, and we want to thank each of them for their participation! Volunteers shared personal stories from the year highlighting the importance of school counselors and programs like the MN State Grant, which were very impactful with legislators. We look forward to continuing our advocacy work going into the 2022 session!" Below this paragraph, could you add a link to the legislative priorities document that is attached? Or if it can be hyperlinked above where I made the pdf comment, even better!


2022 Day on the Hill

We plan on hosting our 2022 Day on the Hill event in-person at the Capitol in March! It will be an all day (9am-4pm) format, starting with breakfast, guest speakers, and training at a hotel adjacent to the Capitol. Stay tuned, more details to come this fall!



DATE

TBD: March 2022


LOCATION

Best Western Capitol Ridge // MN State Capitol

QUESTIONS?

Government Relations Committee Co-Chairs

Andrew Schindler, Trinity School at River Ridge
Matt Henry, North Dakota State University

govrel@mn-acac.org

after day on the Hill

Are you wanting to connect with your legislators after MACAC’s annual Day on the Hill event or between legislative sessions? Click the link below to learn how to effectively contact your legislators to continue promoting MACAC legislative priorities.

Learn how to keep in touch after a Day on the Hill

Legislative Updates

Below are links to legislative updates from Ewald Consulting (MACAC’s consultant/lobbyist). Important updates during legislative sessions will be posted for MACAC members to review for advocacy purposes.


Bill Tracker

The following document tracks the status of bills proposed by the Minnesota House or Senate during the current legislative session. These bills may impact MACAC’s current legislative priorities.

Bill Tracker


Note: The above resources were created by Ewald Consulting, the lobbyist/consultant that MACAC contracts with to provide guidance before, during, and after legislative sessions. Ewald provides updates on legislative changes and tracks current education related bills.



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