The 2023 AIA|LA Advocacy Platform: An Open Call for Issue Briefs

The AIA|LA Government Outreach Committee (GO!) invites all AIA members to share ideas for Issue Briefs.  If selected by GO! and endorsed by the AIA|LA Board of Directors, up to five Issue Briefs will  be included in the 2023 Advocacy Platform, which will be presented to Los Angeles City Council during our annual Legislative Day at City Hall in early December 2023.

The Government Outreach Committee’s central role will be to collect and organize ideas coming from the membership and from other AIALA Committees. We will then share the proposed platform with the AIALA Board of Directors for their official endorsement. Your participation is essential to our effort to include all member’s voices and concerns.

Draft issue briefs should be about 500 to 800 words in length each and formatted as such:

The issue (the challenge): A paragraph that explains the problem or challenge (200 to 300 words).

The recommendation: A list of our recommendations for how to solve (or address) the challenge. (200 to 300 words).

The request: A specific and “actionable” request. Targeted, focused, and clearly directed to a decision-maker. (50 to 100 words).

Please submit your proposal by Friday, June 9 (5pm) via email to Will Wright.

For examples of previous AIALA Advocacy Platforms:

The 2022 AIA LA Advocacy Platform

The 2021 AIA LA Advocacy Platform

The 2020 AIA LA Advocacy Platform

The 2019 AIA LA Advocacy Platform

The 2018 AIA LA Advocacy Platform

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