Monday, June 17, 8:30AM PT, Los Angeles, CA and Tuesday, June 18, 8:30AM PT, Oakland, CA
The Building and Construction Trades Department's 2013 Legislative Conference will be held this April 21 - April 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. This year's conference will focus on overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities within our industry, as well as within the halls of government.
This year's theme is Let’s Get to Work: Climate Change, Infrastructure and Innovation. Register now >
Sam Munger from the Center on Wisconsin Strategy walks us through the American Legislative and Issue Campaign Exchange (ALICE). ALICE (at AliceLaw.org) is a public library of progressive state and local law. It has hundreds of “exemplary” laws worthy of replication, a number of “model” laws that suggest general language, and “support” for both, including background research, talking points, and other aids for effective communication. Watch the recap to learn more about this valuable resource!
Equity and the Future of the American Economy
Newseum, Washington D.C.
A "from-the-field" planning session to to discuss what policies should be adopted and strategize about gaining more funding and flexibility around clean energy and job creation legislation.
with Mark Johnson, Founder and President of Helpanswers.org, presenting technology solutions for building owners to quickly, accurately and affordably benchmark buildings and interface with EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager using online tools and infrared thermography.
Wednesday, October 31: Local Council Debrief & Post-Election Planning. Featuring Rosie Sherman of MIT CoLab. Quarterly opportunity for Local Directors to check in with each other and with National Staff about what you need the most, what's working/not working, etc. with special focus on post-election planning and policy engagement.