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Capitol Rally Day 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Join NAMI Gulf Coast for Capitol Rally Day and advocate for those affected by mental illness!

Help us tell legislatures about:

  • Mental health needs for Galveston and  Brazoria County.
  • Sustaining mental health funding.
  • Tell your story! Your personal relationship—and a well-crafted message—can make the difference in their attention to and support of mental health issues. Your story shows that mental health conditions are common and recovery is possible

More Information:

  • Travel by bus for $10 with NAMI GC to Austin. Includes a light breakfast, lunch and snacks.
  • Money for the bus and t-shirts will be collected before boarding the bus in the morning. 
  • $10 for a lime green “Capitol Rally Day 2019” t-shirt (optional)
  • Advocacy training will be provided- date tbh
  • Come to Capitol Rally Day prepared to learn and have a fulfilling and fun experience. Be prepared to do a lot of walking

When:

  • Wednesday February 6th, 2019

Where: 

  • We will meet at the Walmart Super center on HWY 35. The bus will leave at 6:00 am sharp so don’t be late!
  • We will return from Austin around 8:00 pm

Schedule:

9:00 am- Doors open (Schmidt-Jones Family Life Center; no onsite registration)

10:00 am- Welcome and Check-In (Schmidt-Jones Family Life Center; no onsite registration)

10:15 am- Legislators Welcome (Schmidt-Jones Family Life Center; no onsite registration)

10:30 am- Issue Briefing and Advocacy Training (Schmidt-Jones Family Life Center; no onsite registration)

11:45 am- Box Lunch (included; Schmidt-Jones Family Life Center; no onsite registration)

12:30 pm- Rally on the South Steps of the Capitol (tickets/registration not required)

1:15 pm- Meet with your Legislators (Capitol; no onsite registration)

3:30 pm- Closing Reception (Capitol; no onsite registration)

4:00 pm- Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*NAMI Gulf Coast membership required for all attending the rally.*

2018 Membership Application

RSVP by calling (281) 585-3100 or email namigc@namigulfcoast.org

February 6th 2019  

At this moment we have reached full capacity.

Please continue to support NAMI Gulf Coast and advocate for Mental Health!