Action on the Square: 
A Mental Health Advocacy Day

Thursday, may 3RD


Best western premier park hotel
22 s carroll street
Madison, wi 53703




action on the square Agenda

Click here to view review the issues in advance. 

brunch and morning program:

9:00-9:45         Registration and networking
10:00-10:15     Housekeeping/agenda
10:15-10:45     Issue Briefing
                          Speaker: Crystal Hester, Advocacy & Public Policy Director, NAMI Wisconsin
10:45-11:45     NAMI Smarts for Advocacy
                           Speaker: Sita Diehl


12:00-12:15     Walk to State Street (upper sidewalk) for rally at Wisconsin State Capitol
12:15-1:00       Rally on the Capitol steps

Legislative visits

1:00-3:00          Meetings with legislators
                         Please note: Your legislative appointments have already been made for you. If you                             are no longer able to make this portion of the event, it is important that you notify                                 NAMI Wisconsin. 

Cancellations: Please remember that appointments with your legislators have already been set up for you. If you are unable to attend Action on the Square and need to cancel, please call the NAMI Wisconsin office immediately at (608) 268-6000. These meetings are a direct representation of NAMI Wisconsin so it crucial that you show up to any scheduled meetings. 

Transportation: This event is located in downtown Madison which means limited parking is available. Click here to view parking ramp options in the area. If you are from the Madison area, we recommend looking into the Madison Metro Transit System to make your transportation more convenient. With any questions, feel free to call the NAMI Wisconsin office at (608) 268-6000. 


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