Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

United Churches of Olympia and Capitol Campus




At Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day, your voice is heard on some of the most pressing issues of our time: housing affordability and an end to homelessness. Be a part of one of the largest annual lobby days at the Washington state capitol!

Registration fees are on a sliding scale ($0-$25), with full and partial scholarship options open to anyone who needs them.

Advocacy Day includes workshops, rallies, pre-arranged meetings with your lawmakers, lunch, and more. If you need some convincing, check out this video on the importance of advocacy and community action!

Every voice makes a difference at Advocacy Day; and it's your chance let your lawmakers know that you care about finding solutions to the affordable housing and homelessness crisis in Washington. Experienced advocates coordinate each lawmaker meeting, but it’s the faces and stories from their district that lawmakers remember. Don't know your district or who your lawmakers are? Look them up here!

Meetings with lawmakers, workshops, and other events of the day will focus on advancing the Housing Alliance policy priorities for the year. For more information, check out our State Advocacy page.


Get Involved

Want to do more to help make Advocacy Day great? Indicate that you'd like to volunteer on your registration or contact us.

Help spread the word about Advocacy Day! Flyer and messaging guide coming soon.

And of course, help us spread the word on social media! Use #HHAD2018 on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook when talking about Advocacy Day.



Language services and childcare will be arranged based on demand. Disability accommodation is a priority. Please contact us with any needs or questions. 

The Housing Alliance does not provide transportation to Advocacy Day, but join or organize a carpool here.  Apply for a transportation grant here by January 4, 2018, if you are a group organizing transportation for people who are low-income to attend Advocacy Day.


Frequently Asked Questions about Advocacy Day
Advocacy Day Schedule
Capitol Campus Map
Social Media Guide



Advocacy Day Sponsorship


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 2018, but we can’t do it without your help!

Advocacy Day information reaches more than 600 attendees, lawmakers from nearly every district in the state, and even more people through a robust social media presence.

Sponsorship helps your organization be a leading voice at Advocacy Day.

We invite you to join us as a sponsor at one of the following levels:




For more information on how your organization can sponsor Advocacy Day, please email Andrew Lewis-Lechner at andyll@wliha.org or call him at 206.442.9455 x201.

Champion Sponsor



Mobilizer Sponsor

Changemaker Sponsors


Supporter Sponsors