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National Advocacy Dinners are an annual event, usually held locally by programs and student groups, to learn about the importance of APTA advocacy and how students can get involved and stay involved throughout their careers.

April 2022 will be the month for hosting National Advocacy Dinners. 

What: Learn the top legislative issues affecting your future profession and patients, and find out how YOU can get involved and make a difference NOW as a student advocate. #PTAdvocacy.

Where: Participants are listed on our Facebook page!

Hosting a Dinner

Interested in hosting a dinner but don't know where to start? Access this guide to get started.

Host Resources

Presentation Template
Use this customizeable PowerPoint with sample script to share information about APTA advocacy and how students can get involved throughout their careers.

Presentation Video
This 20 minute presentation can be used in leiu of the PowerPoint above, as  an alternative way of viewing the advocacy information. 

Advocacy Dinner Flyer
Share this flyer to promote National Advocacy Dinners.


Use these graphics for sharing information about the advocacy dinners on social media.

Download 1200x1200 graphic | 1200x675.

Attending a Dinner

 You may also reach out to your Core Ambassador for dates and locations in your area. For more information, or information on how you can organize a dinner, contact

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