Being informed is the key to being an effective advocate. We’ve made it easy
for you to get started — right here and right now — with all the tools you need.


Tools for the Beginner (PDFs)

A Citizen's Guide to Advocacy

This guide lays out the basics, from making a phone call or sending an email, as well as strategies to take your advocacy further.

Issue Fact Sheets

In-District Meeting Tools

These in-depth advocacy tools will prepare you for talking with your member of Congress about global poverty during an in-district meeting (meeting you schedule in person with your representatives).

Advocacy Through Local Media


Advocacy: So Easy, a Kid Can Do It

Advocacy: It’s Not What You Know, It’s What You Do

Maternal health in Sierra Leone

Beyond 5: Five is not a child's lifetime

Advocating for Clean Water

How to Change the World

How to Influence Congress in Under a Minute

A Faith-Rooted Response: Foreign Assistance

Why Mothers Matter for Global Poverty

Infographics (PDFs)