Summer is the time to encourage your legislators to fight global poverty and influence the lives of kids around the world.
On Monday, June 11, join us for a call-in day to ask Congress for their support on important World Vision issues. There are six — yes, six! — pieces of legislation that we’re asking you to call about.
In March, an advocate in Chicago caught the attention of her senators and representative when she publicly called out her members of Congress in The Chicago Tribune. Last week an advocate who is disheartened by the situation in Syria turned the crisis into an opportunity to raise awareness and publicly speak to her senators in the North Jersey section … Read More
Every single member of Congress is on social media. I am going to repeat that – there are 535 ways for you to contact members of Congress on Twitter, 535 ways to contact members of Congress on Facebook, and even a few ways on Instagram, Flickr, and Youtube. To find your members of Congress on social … Read More
One question that comes up often when it comes to contacting Congress is, can I just write a letter? The simple answer is yes – a handwritten note sent to an office via letter or postcard has the same impact as an email or phone call. Someone in the office looks at every piece of … Read More
If you follow World Vision advocacy you have likely heard us say, as few as ten phone calls to an office on an issue in a day are enough to bring an issue to the attention of a member of Congress. We say it a lot…because it is true. Not only does someone in the … Read More
Emails are easy. You can write one from just about anywhere using your phone or computer. They can be as long or as short as you would like, you can take your time to draft one, and you can send it anytime of the day (or night). On the other hand, our inboxes can be … Read More
We are kicking off a new series on how to effectively communicate with Congress. We will walk you step by step through the keys to effective communication and how to get your message heard. The first thing to know however is who will listen to your message? Every person has three people who are your voice … Read More
What keeps you from contacting Congress? What we most often get asked is, “Does it matter?” or “Will I be heard?” The short answer is yes. Every message matters in some way and has an impact. The real question is, how will your message be the most effective? Cokie Roberts is a political columnist and … Read More