Sometimes Washington, D.C., can feel very far away. Often, it does not feel like a place where one person in a different part of the country can make a difference. We ask you to advocate to your members of Congress, and we understand if you don’t believe us that it will make a difference. We … Read More
Our newly released Beyond 5 Campaign Toolkit! Today marks our 100th Beyond 5 blog post, and we’re marking the occasion with our own virtual launch party (insert confetti throwing here!) for a hot new resource that’s sure to take your advocacy to the next level. Inside the campaign toolkit, you will find fact sheets, prayers, … Read More
Some people hear the word advocacy and they tune out. After all, advocacy is all about politics and one person couldn’t possibly make a difference anyways, right? Wrong! As we continue to give you resources throughout August, this is one you will want to share.
You may not know who your Representative is, how to schedule an in-district meeting or fully understand the legislative process and that’s okay! Our kid advocate shows that it’s not what you know, it is what you do: You can learn the other things as you go. Visit our videos to see Kid Advocate tell … Read More
I just celebrated the start of my 17th year in Washington, D.C. Coming here in 1997 from a pretty small town in Michigan was a little scary, but I was a political junkie and where else do you go but D.C.? I have worked in the legislative/political world my entire career, spending years on Capitol … Read More