Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

United Churches of Olympia and Capitol Campus

What is Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day?



Interpretation & Accessibility

Getting Ready

Getting More Involved


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What is Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day?

Join more than 600 housing and homelessness advocates in Olympia for a powerful day of action on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

The day starts at 8am at United Churches of Olympia.

At Advocacy Day you will:

  • Gain inside information on housing policies;
  • Attend workshops to build your advocacy skills;
  • Meet your lawmakers alongside experienced advocates in pre-scheduled meetings;
  • Stand with the growing movement fighting for safe, healthy, affordable homes for everyone in Washington!

Every voice makes a difference at Advocacy Day, and it's your chance to let your lawmakers know that you care about finding solutions to the affordable housing and homelessness crisis in Washington.

Watch this inspiring video about the importance of advocacy and community action!


Registration is now closed! Advocates may register day of, but be please aware that we may not have extra materials and lunches.

Registration fees cover expenses for the day including light breakfast, lunch and snacks, and they are offered on a sliding scale ($0-$35).

The cost to attend should not be a barrier; please take advantage of the full and partial scholarship options if it is right for your situation. Volunteer support is an equally valuable contribution (find out how to volunteer when you register).


The Housing Alliance does not provide transportation to Advocacy Day, but you can join or organize a carpool here.

Groups organizing transportation for people who are low-income to attend Advocacy Day may apply for a transportation grant by Thursday, January 31. 

Note that parking is limited in the area, and only those with disabled parking permits will be able to use the lot at United Churches.

Interpretation & Accessibility

We want this event to be accessible to you! We are best able to accommodate requests the sooner we know about them, so please reach out ASAP if your participation would need some sort of accommodation or if you will need childcare (and also note those needs on your registration form).

Please contact us today with any needs or questions.

Getting Ready

Look up your legislative district here to find out who your lawmakers are.

Read about the Housing Alliance’s 2019 legislative priorities.

Check out Advocacy Day 2019 FAQs.

Here is the Advocacy Day Schedule 2019.

Getting More Involved

Help spread the word about Advocacy Day! Download this printable flier to share. 

Want to volunteer? Be sure to note that on your registration form, or send us a note.

And of course, help us spread the word on social media! Use #HHAD2019 on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook when talking about Advocacy Day.


Sponsors make our annual Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day a reality, and help us to educate and engage legislators and their staff.

Last year, financial support from our sponsors provided the resources to bring over 600 participants to Olympia to advocate for more opportunities for an affordable home for everyone in Washington! We hope to increase that number in 2019, but we can’t do it without your help!

Advocacy Day information reaches more than 600 attendees plus over 8,000 people on our email list, lawmakers from nearly every district in the state, and even more people through a robust social media presence. Sponsorship makes your organization a visible supporter of affordable homes and efforts to end homelessness. We invite you to join us as a sponsor at one of the following levels:

You can complete a sponsorship pledge form online or download one here. For questions related to sponsorships, please contact Itzchel Bazan.

For general questions about Advocacy Day, email hhad@wliha.org or call Dimitri at 206-442-9455 ext. 204.