National Campaigns Legislative Alerts
We participate in Congressional Education Days, organized by National Peace Action, and help you to get on message and in the offices of Congressional Representatives. By ZOOM and, when possible, in person.
Congressional Switchboard 202-224-3121
Call and ask for your Congress People
(You will have to call back for each Senator and your member of the House)
Attend or Set
We arrange Zoom meetings with elected officials at key times to advocate for our legislation (listed below) before a vote.
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.
If you set your own meeting, please let us know so we can keep track. It is always better when people work together.
Please do not miss-represent OUR positions if you are a member
Peace, Justice, Sustainability
Economic and Social Equality,
Cut Defense Spending
Protect our Ecosystem with a
Our Campaign for
Black Lives Matter and
The Ever increasing Pentagon Budget
General Tips and Best Practices
to lobby Congress
a 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.)
Ask for action;
Use time wisely;
Plan out your remarks;
Solicit support from your legislator;
Tell the truth;
Follow-up: write a thank you note.