2016 Advocacy Forum and Capitol Hill Day


Looking for advocacy strategies to help your United Way engage individuals and drive mission impact and resources? Want to help shape the next policy agenda for the United Way network? The Advocacy Forum and Capitol Hill Day offers CEOs, and professionals in public policy, impact, communications and resource development, a single event to gain the information, skills and networks necessary to take their United Way’s advocacy work to the next level. Hear from experts in Washington, DC and the United Way network and receive valuable insights on policy, advocacy, and individual engagement. Lend your expertise to inform our network’s policy agenda moving forward.


July 12-14, 2016


Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
801 N. Asaph Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Click here to reserve your hotel room & to receive the special United Way discount rate.


The registration fee is $299 per person before June 20 & $399 per person after June 20.

Click here to register for the Forum.


Tuesday, July 12:

Registration & Networking for Pre-Event: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
New Advocates Boot Camp: 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Registration: 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Lunch & Networking: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Kick-off & Learning Sessions: 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Dinner (optional): 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 13:

Breakfast (on your own)
General & Breakout Sessions: 9:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Dinner (on your own)

Thursday, July 14:

Breakfast (on your own)
Buses Depart from the Sheraton: 8:00 a.m.
Capitol Hill visits with members of Congress: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Closing General Session: 12:00 p.m.
Bus Returns to the Sheraton: 2:00 p.m.

NOTE: Attendees are strongly encouraged to schedule their own visits on Capitol Hill. A training will be offered ahead of time to help assist with the scheduling process.

Click here to view the full agenda.


Contribute to the Strategic Volunteer Engagement Summit discussion and receive up-to-date event materials by visiting United Way Online.


Questions? Please contact Megan Tracz at megan.tracz@uww.unitedway.org