2018 Learning the Issues

ASLA Advocacy Day 2018
Water 800
Protecting Communities with Nature-Based Materials

Living Shorelines Act Issue Brief
Living Shorelines Act Talking Points

Supporting Green Infrastructure Projects in Communities Across the Nation

Water Infrastructure Flexibility Act Issue Brief
Water Infrastructure Flexibility Act Talking Points

Ensuring Environmental Justice for All Communities

Environmental Justice Act Issue Brief
Environmental Justice Act Talking Points

Advocacy Day Training

Advocacy Day Training #1: Advocacy Classroom—What to Know Before You Go: Tools & Tips for Effective Capitol Hill Meetings
Advocacy Day Training #2: Webinar—Learning the Issues: Policies Important to Landscape Architects
Advocacy Day Training #3: Webinar—Preparing for Advocacy Day 2018
Advocacy Day Training #4: In person—2018 Advocacy Day Boot Camp, featuring Stephanie Vance of Advocacy Associates, LLC
Accelerating Project Delivery—Active Transportation, featuring Shari Schaftlein, Director, Office of Human Environment, Federal Highway Administration 

Additional Training Resources

Legislator Intel Worksheet
List of Retiring U.S. Senators and Members of Congress
Telling Your Personal Story
"What Is Landscape Architecture" Leave Behind (editable)
ASLA 2017 Advocacy Highlights

Your Day on Capitol Hill

2018 Advocacy Day Schedule of Events
Advocacy Day App Instructions
House of Representatives Meeting Feedback Form
Senate Meetings Feedback Form
Restaurants in the Capitol Hill Area


Advocacy Day Thank You Template—U.S. House of Representatives
Advocacy Day Thank You Template—U.S. Senate
ASLA’s Guide to Hosting Site Tours with Elected Officials (Please note: Advocates should use this guide to start planning a site visit with your legislators)


Roxanne Blackwell, 
Esq., Hon. ASLA,
Director of Federal
Government Affairs

Elizabeth Hebron,
Director of State
Government Affairs