Registration is closed for the Partnership for Montana’s Future and Montana Budget and Policy Center’s 2016 Legislative Summit to be held December 14-15 in Helena. There is no cost to attend.
The first day will focus on state tribal policy and advocacy. This day will bring together native advocates, leaders, elected and appointed officials to share policy goals and strategies. The second day will unite policy experts, community leaders, advocates, and legislators to collaborate and learn about the state budget, key policy priorities for 2017, and create a network for the legislative session.
The summit will be at the Great Northern Hotel, 835 Great Northern Blvd. Helena, MT 59601.
Leaders from Indian Country will come together to discuss tactics and strategies that are effective for making progressive policy a reality for American Indians in Montana.
Who should attend: state and tribal officials, tribal advocates, tribal program directors, young leaders, educators, students, and others from Indian Country who are interested in learning more about becoming active in the state legislative process.
To bridge day one and day two of the summit, we will host an evening reception featuring Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever. This event will take place on December 14th, at 6:30 pm at the Great Northern Hotel in Helena. Those who cannot make a full day of the summit, should consider registering for the evening reception.
National and state experts, influential state leaders, elected officials, and experienced policy analysts and advocates offering their insights and expertise.
Who should attend: participants from Day 1, legislators, progressive advocates, policy analysts, friends, and others who want to learn more about issues regarding the budget, tax, health care, labor, education, and conservation, and learn how coordinate with partners on these critical issues in the 2017 Legislative Session.
This summit would not be possible without our generous sponsors. Because of their support we can make this event free for all to attend.
MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.