Arizona PTA is hosting a Day At the Capitol on March 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Capitol Rose Garden. Participate in workshops to learn more about advocacy and legislative issues, meet with your elected leaders, sit in the gallery to watch the legislature in action, and take a capitol tour. Feel free to bring your kids to show them what our government looks like in action.
Arizona PTA is devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools. PTA is a nonprofit association that prides itself on being a powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education.
The tentative agenda includes:
- Donuts & Coffee in the Rose Garden (compliments of Councilwoman Laura Pastor)
- Advocacy & Campaign Workshops (9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
- Capitol Tours
- Observations in the Capitol Gallery
- Keynote from Rep. Charlene Fernandez
- Lunch in the Food Truck Food Court
This is a FREE event but registration is needed to ensure there are enough materials, food and drinks available. You do not have to be a PTA member to attend.
Parking Details: Follow this link to know where to park: http://apps.azsos.gov/info/SOS_tower_map.htm
Additional parking is available on 17th Ave and Van Buren, behind the Governor’s Tower on 19th Ave, and in the DES Parking lot.
About Arizona PTA:
Arizona PTA is one of more than 230 organizations across the state that have partnered with Expect More Arizona to advance a shared vision for education. Arizona PTA’s overall purpose is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. The organization believes that parents are the most important influence in a child’s success in school and in life and is committed to being the leading resource for parent involvement.