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Welcome LeadingAge Indiana Advocacy Ambassador!


Recap of Advocacy in Action 2023. Read more about Advocacy efforts here.

Three very important political action & advocacy planning steps to take for success.

1. Educate

Educate, educate, educate yourself on issue affecting the long-term healthcare industry. Review available resources regarding grassroots lobbying and election activities participation here.

2. LeadingAge Indiana Political Action Committee (LAIPAC)

A secondary to education because understanding the issues/regulation and effectively communicating your thoughts and concerns to elected officials is vital. Once we accomplish this, we use resources from LAIPAC to support candidates who are supportive of our needs. 

3. Meet Your Legislator

Take the necessary steps to meet with and educate local policy makers on the issues, roadblocks and successes of your community's operations. Meeting at your location, back home in their districts, where they can see/feel the impact of how legislation affects their constituents. Here are some tools to make it happen.

Contact LeadingAge Indiana Advocacy Staff for Assistance:

Eric Essley 
LAIN, President/CEO
Tina Bowman
LAIN, VP, Operations
LAIPAC Treasurer


Advocacy Toolkit

 LeadingAge Advocacy Training for VIP Academy (4/9/24)

LAIN Legislative Advocacy Training Presentation


LeadingAge Indiana political action committee (LAIPAC) is the political action committee administered by LeadingAge Indiana that supports Indiana’s state-level elected officials. Contributions to LAIPAC are voluntary, not tax deductible and will be used for political purposes. You have the right to refuse to contribute without reprisal. Any contribution amount provided is merely a suggestion. LeadingAge Indiana facility members that are 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations cannot contribute to a PAC, donate nonmonetary items, sponsor events, allow staff to volunteer at events (unless it is on their own time) or pay registration fees for events.