The Unity Dinner is a time for families, individuals with disabilities and community members to gather and prepare for the annual statewide Key Campaign advocacy effort. The evening’s program includes a guest speaker, candle-light ceremony and review of priorities for the annual Key Campaign in Juneau and throughout the state.
JUNEAU Orientation & Unity Dinner: Thursday, March 2nd
Advocates will begin Orientation from 12:00-4:00 pm at Centennial Hall. The Unity Dinner which will include a candlelight vigil as well as silent and live auctions will begin at 5:30 pm and is expected to continue until 9:00 pm.
Fairbanks Unity Dinner: Friday, February 24th
No charge for entry, but donations are appreciated. Auction proceeds assist the Fairbanks Chapter in its advocacy efforts. Held at Raven Landing, 5:30pm to 8:30 pm. Buffet dinner, live music, keynote speaker, candlelight vigil, silent auction, dessert auction. For reservations or to donate toward the auctions: 907.456.8901 or outreach@fra-Alaska.net. Download the event flyer: fbx-key-events-2017
JUNEAU CAMPAIGN AND RALLY:
Juneau: Friday, March 3, 2017
Advocates are scheduled to meet with legislators and the Governor from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm on Friday, March 3rd. At 11:30 all who wish to participate in the March to the Steps will meet at the Goldbelt Hotel, marching to the capitol building. The Capitol Steps Rally will begin at 12:00 pm which will include rally chants and singing.
CHAPTER RALLIES: 2017 Rally Date is Friday, March 3, 2017
Contact your local chapter for further information and details.
Key Chapter Rallies are open to the public to show support for disability services, complete Public Opinion Messages (POM), register to vote and meet other supporters.
Anchorage: Advocates will meet at 11am at Williwaw, 609 F St, to enjoy some great pizza and learn about the campaign’s priorities for 2017. At noon, we will gather at Town Square to march and rally in front of the PAC. Please visit the event site to register for pizza, and don’t forget to bring your picket signs and megaphones! Contact: HOPE at 907.433.4914, or download the Anchorage event flyer: anch-key-march-2017-flyer
Fairbanks: Advocates will meet at the Sadler’s Building, 610 Cushman, at noon on March 3 to march and rally. Activities include Key speakers, Public Opinion Message (POM) forms addressing Annual Key Campaign Legislative Priorities and live music. Bring your picket signs and megaphones! Contact: 907.456-8901, download the event flyer: fbx-key-events-2017
Kenai: Advocates will meet at the Legislative Information Office in Kenai at 12:00 pm for a rally. This will be followed by lunch at the Hope Community Resources office 47202 Princeton Ave., Soldotna. Contact: 907.262.7577
Mat-Su Valley: Advocates will meet at the Legislative Information Office at 600 E. Railroad Ave, Wasilla at 11 am to rally. A march will follow at 12:00 pm to the Dairy Queen for lunch. Contact 907.352.1244 or 907.232.8775
Contact the Key Coalition community Chapter for their schedule of meetings and activities. Please visit Local Chapters for their contact information.
Click HERE for an article from the Juneau Empire about the 2017 Key Campaign!