Second Annual Welcome Back Celebration!
Join us on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 as we welcome the General Assembly back on the first day of the 2020 session. We’ll start with a pep rally, then some will attend session, and end the day with a Party for Parity. We’re still working out details, so please check back for updates.
10:00 Buses Arrive (Tickets Required)
Buses will be coming in from Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg, Norfolk, Williamsburg, and Charlottesville. More information below under “Transportation.”
10:30-11:30 Pep Rally in front of the Capitol Building (Open to All, No Tickets Required)
Start off the day right for new and returning Virginia lawmakers. We will welcome them / thanks them / cheer them as they cross the street from their administrative offices to head to their caucus meetings at the Virginia Capitol.
12:00 Session begins (Open to All, No Tickets Required)
Attend session in the Chamber or watch it from one of the overflow rooms (where you can eat and talk). You can bring thank you notes to drop off to your legislators. For those of you who can’t attend in person, we’ll post the link here so you can watch online.
2:00-4:00 Party for Parity (Tickets Required)
Join us to celebrate at our Party for Parity at Sam Miller’s Warehouse, tickets required. Relax and mingle with other ERA advocates. Light snacks provided. Tickets are available for purchase here.
After talking with the bus companies and checking transportation schedules for the day we are able to arrange buses from Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg, Norfolk, Williamsburg, and Charlottesville. Tickets are available for purchase here.