2023 Advocacy Day: The Importance of Grassroots Advocacy for Sustainable Change in LTC + Legislative Reception

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Join LeadingAge Nebraska and our partner Kent Rogert from Jensen Rogert Associates, Inc. for The Importance of Grassroots Advocacy for Sustainable Change in LTC. This advocacy day event in Lincoln will give providers the opportunity to meet Senators, share concerns and engage in meaningful dialogue. Guests from LeadingAge national, our sponsor KARE, and others will lead the discussion in the afternoon before visiting the NE Capitol Building to speak with NE Senators. The Advocacy Day will conclude with the annual Legislative Reception, a joint event with LeadingAge Nebraska and the Nebraska Healthcare Association for aging services providers. Registration for the Advocacy Day afternoon events is required, as well as an RSVP for the Legislative Reception. Lunch will be provided for Advocacy Day attendees.

Advocacy Day Afternoon Events Location: Lincoln Community Foundation, 215 Centennial Mall S #100, Lincoln, NE 68508, followed by the NE Capitol Building

The Advocacy Day events are sponsored by KARE.

Schedule:KARE logo

  • 11:00 am – Introductions with KARE
  • 11:10 am- Ruth Katz, Senior Vice President, Policy, LeadingAge National – 2023 LeadingAge Policy Platform, How to Create Change in Policy and Why It Matters to You
  • 12:30 pm – Break
  • 12:45 pm - Kent Rogert, President of Jensen Rogert Associates, Inc. – Nebraska Legislative Process
  • 1:15 pm – Kierstin Reed & Kent Rogert – LeadingAge Nebraska Policy Platform and Effecting Change in the Nebraska Legislature
  • 1:30 pm – Walk to the NE Capitol Building (approximately 10 minute walk)
  • 2:00 -3:30 pm – Visits to Nebraska Senator offices
  • 4:30-6:30 Legislative Reception at Cornhusker Marriott Renaissance Room, in partnership with NHCA


  • LeadingAge Nebraska members (for afternoon activities): FREE
  • Non-members (for afternoon activities): $50
  • Legislative Reception: FREE for providers (RSVP required)*

* Aging services providers not available to attend the afternoon activities are welcome to RSVP for the Legislative Reception only.