NFTY-NAR Albany Advocacy Day

Sunday March 19 - Monday March 20, 2017
Latham, NY & Albany, NY

  • Join other passionate teens from around New York State
  • Learn about advocacy, social justice issues, and legislation that is being voted on in New York State
  • Lobby your New York State Representatives on issues that matter to you
  • Earn 15 hours of community service in a rewarding setting

Albany Advocacy Day is an overnight social justice experience open to Jewish teens from throughout NY State. Teens spend Sunday learning about relevant social justice issues and preparing lobby speeches, and then all day on Monday in Albany meeting with our state assembly members and senators.

Early Bird: $210.00
Register by Wednesday, February, 8, 2017

Regular: $235.00
Register by Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Space Available: $255.00
Register after Wednesday, March 1, 2017

(must be approved by regional director) 

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 9 to 12 who is interested in a Reform Jewish experience.


  • Meals are included in the cost of the event.
  • Teens are expected to participate in the entire event. Fees are set at a full package rate and unfortunately we cannot prorate registration.

Teens are welcome to take one of our offered buses or to be driven by an adult. If you are from GER, NE or NEL and would like to discuss additional travel options, please email your regional advisor or nftynar@nfty.org.

Participants and their families will receive a confirmation email prior to the event with additional information.

If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Through February 23, 2016 – 90%
Through March 2, 2017 – 75%
Through March 9, 2017 – 50%

After March 9, 2017 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after March 9, 2017 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid. Please note that we cannot offer credits in exchange of refunds.

All cancellation must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to nftynar@urj.org. We’re sorry, but we cannot accept cancellations over the phone. Please allow up to six weeks after the conclusion of the event for your refund to be processed.