Author Archives: Thomas Hernandez

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Following Up and Keeping Their Attention

Once you’ve taken action, your advocacy has just started. Learn how to become a trusted expert to your member of Congress and their staff, and how to keep progressing on your advocacy goal over time.Read More

Planning an Effective Phone Call

Prepare for your next phone call to Congress by planning in advance what you’d like to say, who you need to say it to, and how to reach them. Interactive Toolkit … Read More

Planning an Effective Site Visit

If you’d like to invite your member of Congress to visit a location in your community, learn how to plan and host a successful event that creates a media buzz … Read More

Planning an Effective Meeting

Prepare to meet with your member of Congress or their staff, whether you have five minutes or 50. Learn what to expect during your meeting, and how to leave a … Read More

Writing an Effective Email

Write an email to your member of Congress that won’t get lost in the inbox. Find out how to craft and send a powerful email message that helps you achieve … Read More

Knowing Your Legislators and Crafting an Impactful Message

Learn how to reach the right people on Capitol Hill and put together an advocacy message that helps you achieve your goals. Interactive Toolkit Interactive Toolkit Transcript (PDF) PDF Tools … Read More

SMART Strategy

To have an impact, you’ve got to be SMART. Learn how to set goals and lay the groundwork for your community’s advocacy efforts. Interactive Toolkit Interactive Toolkit Transcript (PDF) PDF … Read More

The Power of Advocacy

The best person to advocate for your community is YOU! Find out why you should be the one to advocate for your city to Congress, and how you can make … Read More