Legislative Advocacy Tools

Whether it is your local county board or the President of the United States, you have a role to play in our democracy. We have a few tips to help you take action.

Letters to the Editors

Letters to the editor are great advocacy tools. After you contact your elected officials, sending letters to the editor can achieve other advocacy goals because they reach a large audience and are read by elected officials.

May 1, 2020

Research Your Legislator

Before you establish a relationship with your legislator, you'll need to do your research! Here are some great resources for information on the Florida State Legislature.

February 28, 2019

Write your Legislator

Letters and emails sent directly to your legislators are a extremely effective. Here is how you can write an effective letter or e-mail to your legislators.

February 28, 2019

Meet your Legislators

Meeting your legislators in person is an effective way to build a relationship so they can understand what matters to their constituents. Here are some tips for planning your meeting.

February 28, 2019

Tips on how to engage with your legislators

Your elected officials need to hear from you. Whether it is a formal letter, a quick postcard, an email, or Facebook post policymakers depend on receiving information and guidance from their constituents and other citizens when deciding how to vote on important issues.

May 1, 2020

Call your Legislator

Sometimes it's necessary to call your legislator. Here are some tips for planning out your phone call.

February 28, 2019