Details about the 2016 Public Policy Workshop, the Academy's premier policy and advocacy training taking place June 23-24 in Washington, D.C. Read More
Connect with nearly 500 of your nutrition and dietetics "activist" colleagues at the Academy's Public Policy Workshop from June 25-26 in 2017 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. This annual food and nutrition advocacy summit is where you get up to date on current issues, and learn how to become the voice of nutrition that Congress trusts. Whether you are new to policy and advocacy or a seasoned professional, there is something for everyone at PPW.
PPW will focus on critical policies that impact the health of the nation and the dietetics profession. Attendees will receive top-notch leadership and communications training that will benefit them during the conference and beyond.
At the end of PPW, participants put their knowledge into action when they visit Capitol Hill and meet with members of Congress. Additionally, attendees help recognize those in Congress who have exhibited outstanding service and support for nutrition and related issues as the member(s) is presented with the Public Policy Leadership Award. PPW is a complete interactive, educational experience.
Join us to learn about the ever-evolving political landscape that affects RDNs and DTRs all across the country. You can impact the future of dietetics and the health of the nation – start making waves at PPW!
The following scripts should help guide you along the process as you begin to set up meetings with members of Congress in your home district or state. Read More