Capitol Hill Day
About Public Policy and Capitol Hill Day
Your coalition is the fuel that keeps our movement going! Achieving the mission to prevention substance abuse is possible, but we need your help/ Capitol Hill Day is one of the most exciting events at the Forum, providing participants from across the country with the opportunity to meet and educate policymakers in Congress about the importance of substance abuse prevention.
The kickoff event, the Capitol Hill Day Plenary, will feature remarks from members of Congress and Sue Thau about what's going on in Washington that affects our field. Following the plenary is the Capitol Hill Day Reception, traditionally held in one of the Senate Office buildings, where Members of Congress will address attendees over light refreshments. Then, it's time to take over Capitol Hill to meet with your Congressional delegations and drive home the importance of substance use/abuse prevention.
Capitol Hill Day Schedule of Events
Wednesday, February 3
Opening Plenary & Legislative Update
Get the latest and most up-to-date information on legislation, how the Administration and Congress are shaping substance abuse prevention policy affecting you and your coalition, and what else is happening on Capitol Hill. Interact with key Hill staffers and hear from congressional leaders! CADCA also will present Congressional Leadership Awards to recognize outstanding members of Congress who have championed legislation and strategies to protect and enhance the federal role in substance abuse prevention, education, treatment and research.
Capitol Hill Reception
Kick off your Capitol Hill Day appointments by attending a congressional reception on the Hill. CADCA will have several distinguished members of Congress and their staff in attendance. Don't miss this valuable opportunity to network with members of Congress and key staffers before heading to your congressional appointments. The reception location is be released at a later date.
1:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Go to Capitol Hill to educate your legislators about the effectiveness of substance abuse prevention, education and treatment. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to tell members of your congressional delegation and/or their key staffers about your coalition, and what you're accomplishing in the community.
Click here to view the schedule.