CONGRESS IS COMING HOME. WILL THEY HEAR FROM YOU?

You don’t have to go all the way to D.C. to meet in-person with your representatives or senators.   

Congress is leaving Washington for a recess, also referred to as a district or state “work period.” We like the word “work” in there because that’s exactly what we want them to do – get to work on ending poverty.   

This is the perfect opportunity to schedule a meeting and tell  your representative, face-to-face, to support policies that are proven to reduce poverty and save lives. We have the opportunity to:   

Stand up and fight for the country and world you want to live in. Your representatives and senators need to hear from YOU during their work period. Their schedules will fill up quickly so don’t wait until it’s too late.  

Tell your lawmakers that ending poverty here and everywhere should be at the top of their to-do list!

Resources for meeting with your member of Congress


Analysis & Commentary

Meeting with your member of Congress has an impact. Here's proof.

Do you ever wonder if meeting with your member of Congress has an impact?

According to new research out this week, the answer is: absolutely.

Analysis & Commentary

Tips for meeting with your member of Congress

Feeling nervous about meeting with your member of Congress or not sure how to frame your request? Here’s some advice from David Jolly, who represented Florida’s 13th congressional district from 2014 to 2017.

Lobbying Tips and Forms

Learn more about scheduling, holding, and reporting on meetings with members of Congress.

Kiran Waqar – Meeting Your Member of Congress

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