How to Advocate

Are you ready to support legislation but not sure what to do next? We can help. Here is an example of what to say to your state or federal representative in support of legislation:

Hello, my name is __[your name]__, and I am a constituent of Senator/Representative __[name]__. I am calling/writing to encourage his/her/their support of __[proposed bill or issue]__. This issue is important to me because __[provide supporting facts]__. Thank you for your time and attention.

When contacting your state or federal representative, remember to be concise and courteous.


Contact Your Representatives

State Elected Officials

State Legislatures
Find the website for your state’s legislature.

State Governors 
Find contact information for your state’s governor.

Federal Elected Officials

Senate
Identify your senators and access their contact information.

House of Representatives
Identify your congressperson and access their contact information.

The White House
Contact the White House.