Tips for Communicating with Your Legislator

Legislative action is more than writing a letter. Get to know your Assembly Member and Senator and their staff members. … Read More

Meeting with Your Legislator: Make It Count

Regularly scheduled meetings with legislators in their district offices are an important activity. Using this approach, you can become a … Read More

Advocacy at Legislative Breakfasts, Testimonials and Events

Many groups hold annual legislative breakfasts. The formats vary widely and each has its strengths. Following are ideas about important … Read More

The Lawmaking Process: What You Need to Know

From its inception, a legislative measure might take a year or more to move through the legislative process. In order … Read More

How to Read a Bill

Things to look for when reading a bill: Bill number On the cover of each bill will appear the bill … Read More

Advice from Members on Education Advocacy

“One of your biggest barriers may be trying to get someone to call back or answer an email. I always … Read More

Educate, Then Advocate

As an educational leader, you will ideally be reaching out to your legislator to touch base and build a functional, … Read More

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