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Kid-Friendly Advocacy Activity: Make an invitation to Playdate at the Capitol

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

We are inviting delegates and senators to learn more about why investments in early childhood are important by asking them to come and play with children at the Playdate at the Capitol on Feb. 17th. REGISTER HERE We know Richmond is a long way for many of our partners and families – but you can help make sure your delegate and senator come to play!

Action steps for parents and early educators: create an invitation and send it to the delegate and senator that represents your community.

1. Get creative: Draw a picture! Make a collage! Build a structure! Use photos!

2. Include these details: 

You can download and print the flyer to include. Playdate Invite Flyer

Celebrate investments in early education with young children and families.

Playdate at the Capitol

Monday, February 17th

10:30-11:30 AM

Bank St. Plaza

(Bring your own children and grandchildren as well!)

3. Mail your invitation:

Find your delegate and senator for your home address or the address of your early childhood program.

Use the Capitol Office address: Pocahontas Building, 900 E. Main St, Richmond, VA 23219

Mail your invitation by Tuesday, Feb. 11th! Take a picture with your invitation and use #PlaydateVA to post on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter!




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