2017 Legislative Seminar
510 Hawthorne Ave. SE
Beginning on Saturday at noon, we will be discussing a number of Affiliate projects, including the 2017 BELL Academy, National Convention, and State Convention. On Sunday, we will go over the legislative issues that we will bring to our Representatives and Senators on Monday when we go to the Capitol. This year's Legislative Agenda includes, but is not limited to the following:
- The Parent's Bill of Rights- Protects parents from losing their children due to their disability
- Secure a funding source for Newsline® telephone fees
The hotel rate is $91 per night, and includes breakfast. Reservations are to be made through me.
The meal package is $35, which includes lunch and dinner both Saturday and Sunday and a sack lunch at the capitol.
The National Convention will be held in Orlando Florida July 10-15, 2017. If you would like to attend and need financial assistance, please send your request to me . Your letter of request should include the following:
* Your participation in NFB activities, local, state, and National
* The amount you are requesting and why
Please note: If you have not attended a National Convention before, you may be able to get a Jernigan Fund Scholarship from National. Information about how to apply is on the NFB website. Eligible members are expected to apply for this scholarship.
If you have any questions, please contact me.
President, NFB of Oregon
of Oregon. Since 1971, an affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind.
State President Carla McQuillan.
Affiliate office telephone, 541-653-9153.
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM, pacific time.
Send Carla an email
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