It’s never too early to begin educating your elected officials about STAND’s issues of concern. By forming relationships with your local Congressional offices, you can establish your group as a credible voice in your community for atrocities prevention. Use the time between the election and the inauguration of the new Congress (winter break is a great opportunity!) to set up lobby meetings at the in-district offices of your newly-elected or recently re-elected representative and senators!
Never lobbied before? Not sure where to start? No worries, we’ve got you covered! Check out our step-by-step tips and campaign-specific talking points, and contact your Regional Organizer to be hooked up with personalized trainings! Lobbying is much easier and more fun than it sounds, and it’s the best way to take your advocacy to the next level.