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Advocacy is defined as the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal.

 

Alcott PTSA Director for Advocacy - represents Alcott at various legislative events throughout the year. These events include Legislative Assembly and Focus Day in which Washington State PTA representatives meet and advocates for policies that improve the education and well-being of kids. For questions about what we do and how to get involved, please contact advocacy@alcottptsa.org.

 

Washington State PTA

Focus on AdvocacySource: Focus on Advocacy (wastatepta.org)

This is a year like no other, and that holds true for reimagining how best to adapt and apply PTA flexibility to new ways of advocating to help every child reach their potential. The campus in Olympia is closed to the public for the 2021 legislative session, which means that we will not be able to host our annual Focus Day on the Capitol steps. However, advocacy is not a one-day event; it is an everyday action. And so, we are moving to an ongoing “Focus on Advocacy” program to keep members informed and engaged throughout the session, keeping our efforts focused on the mission.

 

Your Voice, Your Action

  • Join the WSPTA Action Network Group – Sign up to receive timely information and action alerts during the Washington State Legislative sessions.
  • WSPTA Legislative Assembly – Attend this annual fall event to learn about the issues, how you can take action and network with other PTA leaders.
  • WSPTA Focus Day – During each year’s legislative session, Washington State PTA holds an annual Focus Day to bring members together at the state capitol to advocate for the association’s legislative platform.
  • Find State Legislators – Look up your Washington State Legislators and share what is important to you.

 

Legislative Priorities

To learn more about the WSPTA legislative priorities:

 

 

National PTA

National PTA logoSource: Advocacy | National PTA

The National PTA is advocating at the federal level to improve the lives of children and families. Visit any of the links below to learn more and get involved.

 

 

 

Take Action: Schools Need Resources Now!

 

Find out more about Federal Legislation

 

PTA's Position Statements

 

Advocacy Resources

 

 

PTA Advocacy Contacts

Alcott: advocacy@alcottptsa.org

Lake Washington PTSA: advocacy@lwptsa.net

Washington State PTA: ptalegdir@wastatepta.org

National PTA: info.legislationcommittee@pta.org