Advocacy Tools & Tips
“No story without numbers, no numbers without a story” – be prepared with facts and stories that will connect on a personal or emotional level when meeting with legislators.
-Use your tools, do your homework and research.
-Listen to what legislators say and try to understand their position.
-Try to make appointments when they are not in session.
-Have an ask that is not financial but policy based.
Billtrack50.com – amazing resource to track legislation and voting records.
Overall policy to have year-round with your legislators –
COMMUNICATION, EDUCATION, INVITATION!