Brit Tzedek Grassroots
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"Brit Tzedek v'Shalom flooded offices with calls and letters, the first time in memory a dovish group went toe-to-toe with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which supported the bill, on the grass-roots level."

"Effort to limit aid to Palestinians exposes rifts in Congress, community," JTA, May 30, 2006
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Registration Extended until June 9 for National Advocacy Days (June 18-20)

Keep up the momentum! Join us in Washington.

REGISTER NOW for Brit Tzedek's Third Annual National Advocacy Days

Advocacy Days Overview:
(complete agenda)

  • Opening Plenary by former negotiators, Rob Malley and Amjad Atallah
  • Legislative briefings with DC insiders
  • In-depth advocacy training
  • Personal meetings with your Senators, Representatives, and their staff
  • Congressional Reception with Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Betty McCullom, and Jan Schakowsky
  • Pre-Advocacy Days National and Grassroots Media Training
STAND WITH US - REGISTER TODAY!

Registration: The registration fee is $50 /$25 for students and low-income. Registration deadline is June 9, 2006. Register today online or by fax or post.

Subsidies: Stipends are available for travel and lodging expenses. For more information, please email Carinne@btvshalom.org by June 9.

Membership: Participation is limited to members in good standing. If you are not a member, you can always join! You can renew your membership or join on-line at http://secure.btvshalom.org, or by phone at 312 341 1205. You can also mail us a check to 11 E. Adams, Suite 707, Chicago, IL 60603.

If you have any questions regarding your membership status, contact eduardo@btvshalom.org.


AGENDA
Sunday - June 18
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Training Sessions * [optional extra]
Washington Doubletree Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

National and Grassroots Media Training
7:00 pm Keynote Address: Keeping the Door Open for a Negotiated Two-State Solution: The Role of the United States and of the Grassroots
District of Columbia Jewish Community Center (DCJCC), 1529 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

Speakers:

Co-hosted by the Washington DC chapter of Brit Tzedek
Monday - June 19
9:00 am - 12:30 noon Policy Briefing Sessions
Cannon Caucus Room 345

Presenters:
  • M.J. Rosenberg - Director of Policy Analysis, Israel Policy Forum
  • Lara Friedman - Legislative Director, Americans for Peace Now
  • Jeremy Rabinowitz - Chief of Staff, Office of Lois Capps (D-CA)
  • David McCloud, Director of Middle East Programs for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30 - 4:30 pm 

Advocacy Training Sessions [Description]
Hart Senate Building 902

Presenters:

  • Diane Balser - Executive Director, Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
  • Steve Masters - Chair of Advocacy and Public Policy, Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
  • Rob Levy - Washington Representative, Brit Tzedek v'Shalom
4:30 - 5:30 pm Free time
5:30 - 7:00 pm Congressional Reception
Rayburn B339

Speakers Include
Tuesday - June 20
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Meetings with Senators, Representatives, and their staff
3:30 - 4:30 pm Debriefing
Longworth 1116

*Additional Fee

Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, The Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace
11 E. Adams Street, Suite 707
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 341-1205
Fax: (312) 341-1206
info@btvshalom.org
www.btvshalom.org


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