ADVOCATE, EDUCATE, & PARTICIPATE at Home in the District

Get ready to advocate in April! AIA Pennsylvania is looking for your availability to schedule meetings with legislators back home in the district in April. This is a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with your legislators and introduce yourself and AIA Pennsylvania as a resource for industry issues in a more relaxed environment. AIA Pennsylvania’s Director of Legislative Affairs, Amal Mahrouki, will be holding a webinar on April 1st at 12 noon to give you a primer on best practice for these meetings and get you up to speed on the issues that emerged as top priority from AIA PA members in the 2019-2020 Legislative Session as well as their current status in the legislature.

REGISTER for District Days by April 1

REGISTER for the District Days Webinar

Register with your availability by completing the form below.

AIA PA Staff will be in contact with you to confirm these meetings.

  • Get to Know Your Legislator

    Visit to input your home address to find and get to know your State Senator and State Representative
  • Group leaders will be the designated point of contact for other constituent AIA members, AIA staff and legislative staff in order to facilitate legislator meetings. Group leaders should also have a familiarity with AIA Pennsylvania's issues and/or have attended Architects Action Day.
  • Select Dates in April to Meet with Your Legislators

    Please select 3 dates and available times to schedule 2 ( 1/2 hour) meetings with your Senator and Representative. Please note that Senators will be in Harrisburg for scheduled session days on April 8, 9, 10, 29, 30. Additionally, Representatives will be in Harrisburg for House session days on April 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 29, 30. Thursday/Friday are the preferred dates as legislators are more likely to be back in their districts.
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  • Rebuild the PAC for the New Legislative Session

    As part of your District Days participation, the Pennsylvania Architects Political Action Committee requests your support to rebuild the PAC for this legislative session. Your support of the PAC enables AIA Pennsylvania to speak with a unified voice to educate and impact the legislature on the issues important to the practice of architecture in Pennsylvania as well as the health, safety, and welfare of Pennsylvania communities as touched by the practice. Your contribution to the PAC will assure that we can have important conversations communicating our issues to advocate for PA architects' needs. As the adage goes, "If you're not at the table, you're on the menu." Let's ensure architects are at the table by reinforcing the crumbling PAC. All PAC donors will receive a soon to be minted 2019-2020 PAC Pin, designed by AIA PA President, Chip Desmone, AIA. $20 is the suggested investment in your profession but any donation is key for rebuilding the PAC.

    *Contributions to Pennsylvania Architects PAC are not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes. Contributions to the Pennsylvania Architects PAC are for political purposes. All contributions to the Pennsylvania Architects PAC are voluntary. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal. The proposed contribution amounts are suggestions; you may choose to contribute more or less, or not at all. AIA Pennsylvania will not favor or disadvantage anyone by reason of the amount of their contribution or their decision not to contribute. State law requires political committees to report the name, address, occupation and name of employer for each individual whose contributions aggregate in excess of $250 in a calendar year.