Details on what’s planned during General Assembly

Join ERA advocates for a massive show of support at the Capitol for the General Assembly this Monday, January 21st – MLK day!

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Speaker of the House, Kirk Cox, and his Privileges and Elections Committee Chair, Mark Cole, need to see how important this issue is for Virginians. This is a critical, high-visibility, family-friendly day – please come down with your friends, neighbors and family to show your support! Check out the Facebook event here.

We plan to go through security in the Capitol and line the halls indoors as the weather will be cold. Bring your kids – the Capitol has a cafe and exhibits to explore.

We’ll also have a press conference that day and would love to have lots of supporters in the room.

Upcoming General Assembly days to add to your calendar: Monday, January 28th and Monday, February 4th!

Advocacy Weeks

Following the first day of session, VAratifyERA will focus on advocacy with themes each week. Please also check our Facebook events page for latest event information.

Never talked to your legislators during the General Assembly before, but passionate about equality? We’ll offer training and can pair you with a seasoned volunteer. Day of coordinators are listed here and more information to help plan your day is here. Democracy works when citizens raise their voices, join us! Please complete the form below and check out the Facebook events:

Advocacy Week 2 – January 14-18

Advocacy Week 3 – January 21-28

Advocacy Week 4– January 30 – February 4

Carpooling or riding a bus to General Assembly? Download our Travel Activities document to make the most of your travel or down time!

Check our out tips for parking at General Assembly here and our trip planning logistics document here!

Small 8.5×11 signs are a great way to show support. Choose among these options here or create your own!