Members Congress 2023

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The Architecture Lobby Members Congress is a bi-annual event where members of TAL come together to make collective decisions on the priorities and direction of the organization.

Various sessions are held where members both reflect on TAL’s mission and goals and vote on resolutions and bylaw amendments that inform how we will move forward over the next two years. While only members vote at congress (and you can become one here), all TAL friends and family are welcome. 

This year’s Members Congress will be held at the Democracy Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts from August 18–20. Hybrid participation options will be available and voting will be held virtually online. You can register for Congress and submit a draft resolution or bylaw amendment by clicking buttons below. 

If you have any questions, please attend a Congress Planning Committee meeting (every Saturday @ 10am EST, invites on Mobilize) or reach out to

Key Dates

July 28, 2023

Deadline for mutual aid reimbursements on travel expenses

August 4, 2023

Deadline for DRAFT resolutions and amendments

August 11, 2023

Deadline for FINAL resolutions and amendments

August 18–20, 2023


Learn more about past TAL Members Congresses and this year’s event in our handbook.


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  • From the Ground Up: Building Solidarity in Somerville through Aspirational Design

    From the Ground Up: Building Solidarity in Somerville through Aspirational Design

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