Every year, we organize a three-day trip to Tallahassee, during which a delegation of community members, partners, and staff members meet with elected officials to discuss the issues of greatest concern to the communities we work with. Participants of Catalyst to the Capital (C2C) receive training, meet with legislators, and advocate for their communities.
The dates for our next trip are to be determined, but will take place in early April 2021. We will find an alternative method of advocacy if safe transportation is inhibited due to the pandemic. For this reason, no payments from Fellows or Partners are due at this time.
Our guest Ida Eskamani shares the status of bills we advocated for or against during our trip to the Capital in February 2020. Also, Senator Jason Pizzo and Representative Dotie Joseph offer advice for grassroots advocates and a look ahead at what's to come in 2021.