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LEAD stands for Legislative Education and Advocacy Day. LEAD is the annual NASW-NJ Chapter event that brings hundreds of social work students and professionals to the State House in Trenton. The goal of this event is to further social workersā€™ knowledge about policy issues in substantive areas of social work practice, teach participants about legislative advocacy, and provide an opportunity for social workers to lobby on behalf of specific legislation.

3/26/2015
When: 03/26/2015
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where: The Contemporary Auditorium
176 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 
Contact: Renee Koubiadis
732-296-8070 x 14


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Legislative Education & Advocacy Day (LEAD)

March 26, 2015

9:30 am ā€“ 1:00 pm

Check-in begins at 9:00 am

 

9:30 AM          Introduction/Welcome: Walter Kalman

9:40 AM        Policymaking in Trenton

                        Kevin Drennan, Executive Director Senate Majority Office

        Steve Gardner, Executive Director Assembly Majority Office

10:10 AM          Public Policy Process in Trenton: AJ Sabath & Renee Koubiadis

        -How a Bill Becomes a Law

        -The Governor and Executive Orders

        -State Agencies and the Regulatory Process

        -Social Work Issues in Trenton

 

 

10:45 AM        Kelly Ganges, Chief of Staff to Mercer County Executive, Brian Hughes

 

11:10 AM        Liz Mahn, Senate Education Committee

        Allison Accetola, Economic Growth and Commerce Committees

 

11:40 AM        Nick DiRocco, Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Christie

 

12:30 PM        Lunch & Roundtable Discussions: Joyce Campbell & Widian Nicola, NASW-NJ

         Legislative and Social Action Committee

 

1:00 PM          Optional Statehouse Tour for up to 50 people or observe Assembly Session

                       

 

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