Advocacy Calendar

Plan your state legislative activities with this advocacy calendar.


  • State of the state address
  • Beginning of the regular legislative session (state)
What you can do:

Email your representatives to introduce yourself and inform them of the issues that matter to you


  • Legislature in session (state)
What you can do:

Attend one of thread’s online advocacy events to stay updated on the legislative session


  • Legislature in session (state)
What you can do:

Submit public testimony the the House and Senate Finance Committees about the importance of continued investment in child care


Legislature in session (state)

  • Week of young child
  • Thank your early educators
What you can do:

Write a letter to the editor about the importance of child care


  • Statutory ending of the legislative session (120 day limit)
  • Wage worthy day
  • Provider appreciation day
What you can do:

Send thank you note to legislators


What you can do:

Check voter registration information for accuracy (even years)


  • In-district meetings/events with state legislators (odd years)
  • Vote for Kids (even years)


  • In-district meetings/events with federal legislators
  • Primary election


What you can do:

Submit a story about child care to thread


  • thread Summit (odd years)
What you can do:

Sign-up for thread’s action alerts to stay informed


  • General election
What you can do:

Vote (even years)

Post on social media about the importance of child care


What you can do:

Connect with your new legislators (email lists, social media, etc.) (even)

Download thread’s updated legislative agenda