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Advocacy with Members of Congress


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Advocacy "Quick Start" Guide

NACCHO's Online Advocacy Guide offers more guidance on the legislative process, key committees in Congress and the difference between advocacy and lobbying.

Find contact information at home and in Washington, DC for your Members of Congress and which committees they sit on.



 
 

Below you will find instructions and tips for various methods of communicating with your Members of Congress. Thank you for taking action to support local health departments and public health.

  • Provide feedback on your communications with Members of Congress or their staff.

Please contact Eli Briggs, NACCHO Director of Government Affairs, at ebriggs@naccho.org or 202-507-4194 with any questions.

 
NACCHO Materials

No matter if you have arranged a meeting with your representative or senators, are attending a town hall meeting or other public event; NACCHO has sample materials and budgetary background information to help you prepare to advocate.  

Additionally, NACCHO has sample materials on specific health topics and the effect of budget cuts.

 

Specific instructions and tips on interacting with your Members of Congress can be found below.

 


» Arrange a Meeting with Your Representative and Senators
» Attend a Town Hall Meeting or Other Public Event
» Send a Letter to Members of Congress
Arrange a Meeting with Your Representative and Senators

 

 
Attend a Town Hall Meeting or Other Public Event

 

 
Send a Letter to Members of Congress