How to Get Involved in the Policy Debates

There are a number of ways you can make your voice heard in Washington or at any level of government.  Anyone can become a grassroots activist on an issue or issues about which they feel passionate.  There are three essential aspects to an effective grassroots campaign.  First, you must become a leader in your community.  Letters to the editor of a local newspaper are an easy way to get your message across.  It’s also important to mobilize voters who share your values.  Talk radio and the Internet are efficient means of reaching like-minded voters.  Finally, you can contact your elected officials and let them know what you think.

For more detailed tips on getting engaged in policy debates, visit