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Increasing Nursing Presence in Policy and Politics Conference 2020

April 20-21, 2020
Sacramento, California

ANA\C invites you to attend this 2- day conference on policy development & politics. This conference will focus on empowering nurses to learn on how to increase their voices in policy development & politics.


Early Bird Registration is now available
Deadline for Early-Bird Registration: February 13, 2020

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Submit an Abstract for the Conference Poster Session

Submit your abstract today and share your knowledge and best practices. 

Abstract submission deadline: February 13, 2020


Nominate a Colleague for an ANA\C Award

Honor a nursing colleague! Nominate a Registered Nurse for an ANA\C award. 

Award Nomination deadline: February 21, 2020


Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities

Participate as an Exhibitor and connect with nurse clinicians, educators, executives, and influencers who are working on the forefront of advancing the nursing profession and improving patient care.

Introducing ANA\C Advocacy Institute!


The ANA\C Advocacy Institute is an 8-month program for members in good standing, who demonstrate a passion for policy development and advocacy and understanding of the state legislative processes with a specific focus on advancing the profession of nursing through policy, legislation, and regulations.

This individual must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum Baccalaureate level degree in nursing 
  • Minimum of 2 years continuous membership in ANA\C
  • Ability to commit a minimum of 2 hours per week toward ANA\C-AI time including but not limited to, meetings, ZOOM calls, attendance at legislative sessions, BRN meeting, etc. 
  • Ability to construct, submit and/or present comprehensive reports at ANA\C events
  • Public speaking ability, including the ability to speak in front of large groups. 

The ANA\C-AI participants will work very closely with the ANA\C Executive Director, lobbyist, and staff to follow policy, legislation and/or regulation leads significant for nursing, healthcare organizations, and institutions; provide insights, develop goals, strategies, and tactics to advocate; and be the voice of health, public, or nursing policy at the local, regional, institutional or state level.

Deadline for Application: January 31, 2020

Registration Fee: $599

Includes lodging for 3 nights, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner plus wine and cheese at networking reception.

Click here to learn more and apply

ANA\C Regional Board Meeting

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saint Agnes Medical Center
1303 E Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720

Attend ANA\C's regional board meeting this February for an opportunity to network and hear updates from from all Officers, Directors and Executive Director about their work and plans for the future, as well as an update from ANA\C's lobbyist. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free to attend.

Register here


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Get Involved! Opportunities through ANA\C

ANA\C has several opportunities to get involved by volunteering to serve on a committee or task force. Build your leadership skills by sharing your knowledge and expertise to advance the nursing profession.

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