From the HSLDA E-lert Service:


11/18/2009 11:34:26 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA--Still time to register for Fourth Annual CAP Training Day!

From the HSLDA E-lert Service...

HSLDA - Still time to register for Fourth Annual CAP Training Day!

Dear HSLDA Members,

There is still time to register for the fourth annual CAP training
day, so that you can help educate Congress about the benefits of
homeschooling and the importance of parental rights. HSLDA's
Congressional Action Program (CAP) teaches our members how to
effectively interact with Congress and facilitates lobbying days for
families to visit key members of Congress and encourage them to stand
up for homeschool freedoms!

All families must attend a CAP training day before joining us for
lobbying on the Hill. The next CAP training and preparation day will
be Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at Patrick Henry College in
Purcellville, VA. We will start at 10:00 a.m., take a break for lunch
at noon, and then wrap up by 3:30 p.m.

Our training day will prepare you for our upcoming CAP on the Hill
lobbying days in Washington, D.C., which will begin in early February.
We will have congressional staffers share some of their lobbying
experiences and tips for what works (and what does not!), and we will
brief you on the political issues we wish to discuss with
congressional legislators and staffers.

Please register by close of business on Wednesday, December 2, if you
wish to attend.


1. To participate in the CAP training day, each family must be members
of HSLDA and complete the CAP application form .

2. This is a great time to invite friends to join HSLDA and get
involved in CAP lobbying! They will also need to fill out a CAP
registration form.

3. COST: There is a fee of $15 per family to help subsidize lunch
expenses. However, if you have paid to attend any of the previous CAP
training days, the fee is waived.

If you have any questions, please visit our CAP website
or contact Melanie Palazzo at or (540) 338-5600.

Thank for standing with us for freedom.

Very truly yours,

J. Michael Smith, Esq.
President, HSLDA

William A. Estrada, Esq.
Director, Federal Relations Department

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