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