• Advocacy Event
  • July 12-13, 2017

2017 Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Sessions

  • Light Breakfast
    July 12, 2017 07:00 AM - 09:00 AM

  • Early Bird Legislative Briefing - Hospital Staff Only
    July 12, 2017 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

    Hospital government relations professionals will be briefed by CHA staff on children's hospitals legislative priorities, as well as legislative materials being provided at Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day.

  • Washington, DC Bus Tour
    July 12, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Families and hospital staff will be given a guided bus tour of select sights in downtown Washington, DC. Advance registration is required and space is limited. Priority will be given to families.

  • Family Networking Lunch
    July 12, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Parent and Youth Advocate Training
    July 12, 2017 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

  • Legislative Briefing - Hospital Staff Only
    July 12, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hospital government relations professionals will be briefed by CHA staff on children's hospitals legislative priorities, as well as legislative materials being provided at Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day.

  • Patriotic Celebration Dinner
    July 12, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    This patriotic-themed dinner celebration for families and hospital staff will include live music, face painters, caricaturists, a strolling magician and other family-friendly entertainment. A group photo for patients will precede the dinner celebration.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 Sessions

  • Breakfast
    July 13, 2017 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

  • Congressional Luncheon for Families
    July 13, 2017 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM

    Families and hospital staff are invited to take a break from congressional visits to join the Children's Hospital Association for lunch on Capitol Hill.

  • Send-off Social Gathering
    July 13, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Families and hospital staff are invited to an informal gathering to reflect upon their Family Advocacy Day experience and share feedback with one another. Light refreshments will be provided.