General Tips

to lobby Congress 

short sentence or two about why you personally support or oppose a proposal is best.

 

Most importantly, always be courteous and clear .

 

(The time for direct action is after they refuse to budge.)

When lobbying:

  • Be specific;

  • Ask for action;

  • Use time wisely;

  • Plan out your remarks;

  • Solicit support from your legislator;

  • Tell the truth;

  • Be respectful;

  • Follow-up: write a thank you note.

Congressional Switchboard  

202-224-3121 

Call and ask for your Congress People

 

    (You will have to call back each time for

     each Senator and your member of the House )

Petitions

Move the Money 

Setting a Meeting

If you are experienced in lobbying and want to set a meeting with an elected official's staff.

 

You can look them up here.

Congressional offices are doing many visits on Zoom and other platforms during the pandemic.

 

It is always best to ask them which platform they use. Then use that one

Diplomacy Not War

No Nukes

S.595

Cut funds for the

nuclear-armed

sea-launched cruise missile 

H.R.669

To restrict the first-use  of nuclear weapons. 

H.Res.54

Reaffirming the sense of the House that the U.S. must lead  in preventing nuclear proliferation and eventually eliminate all nuclear 

Black Lives Matter

TBD - in the Senate

"Investing in Cures

Before Missiles Act"

TBD - in the House

"Investing in Cures

Before Missiles Act"

Sustainability

Co-Sponsor

The Green New Deal

H.R.1694

"Stop Militarizing

Law Enforcement

Act of 2021" - 

Economic Justice

Gwen Moore's WRCR 

Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act of 2019

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