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Dear 2015 LAC attendees,

With less than two weeks left before this year’s Leadership and Advocacy Conference, we wanted to send out a preview of the information we’ll be discussing on  March 23rd -  24th – plus some helpful reminders. We highly recommend that all attendees read through all these materials before the conference.

Conference Call Information:

NEW THIS YEAR! CPA will be hosting two conference calls on March 17th (morning) and March 19th (evening) to discuss Lobby Day. These call are designed for first-time attendees, but are recommended and open to all. The calls will have the same content, but are being offered at two separate times for your convenience. There is no need to RSVP for the call.

Morning Call
  Evening Call
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  Thursday, March 19, 2015
8 AM - 8:30 AM
  6 PM - 6:30 PM
Call-in Number: 866 740-1260
  Call-in Number: 866 740-1260
Access Code: 2867979
  Access Code: 2867979

Important Information:

  • CPA Distressed Constituents Guide: This is an instructive guide for elected officials and their staff on how to handle communications with distressed constituents. We will be giving these to legislators during our meetings.
  • Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award: This award is part of a national program that recognizes organizations of all types that implement programs and policies that foster employee health and well-being while enhancing organizational performance. We will be asking legislators to nominate constituents from their district if they think they know of such businesses.
  • Find your legislator: unsure who your legislator is? Take a minute before the conference to look up your State Assemblymember and Senator with the “Find Your California Representative” tool (note: please use the address you provided to CPA).

Please remember that you are responsible for your own travel arrangements. The Citizen Hotel is located at 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.

On Monday, we will start the day at 10:00 am with check-in and a continental breakfast beginning at 9:00 am. Lunch will be provided by CPA. The day’s programming should end by 5:00 pm. Tuesday’s agenda begins promptly at 9:00 am with breakfast available at 8:00 am. All Tuesday meetings will conclude no later than 5:00 pm.

Parking at the hotel is available $25 dollars for an overnight stay and $10 valet rate if you’re local and only staying for the day. There are also various city lots scattered around the area for $20 per day. City Hall Garage is conveniently located at 10th and I Street and costs $20 per day.

Please remember to dress in business attire, and bring business cards and a camera.

For more information, please visit: CPA 2015 LAC FACT SHEET

If your plans have changed and you will not be joining us for LAC, please contact Amanda Levy by e-mail at alevy@cpapsych.org as soon as you can.


Amanda Levy
Director of Government Affairs
California Psychological Association