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Take Action!

Elected officials depend on hearing from voters in their state and issue experts to form their opinions. Use these tools to send messages directly to your elected officials. Edit pre-formatted emails and social media posts to get your message directly to the legislators making the decisions.

Join the Team

Joining the Grassroots Action Team provides you with the opportunity to participate at whatever level you see fit, while also playing a role in the development of public policy in Congress. Help to further the interests of justice, promote the legal profession, and establish the rule of law by working with your Members of Congress to move the needle in Washington.

In The Weeds

The ABA has partnered with National Journal to provide you with in-depth analysis and substantive, nonpartisan information on the issues facing the legal profession in Congress. You can also find resources on registering to vote, updating your existing registration, locating your polling place, and more on the ABA Election Center. Find a list of the most popular links to the right, or click on View More Resources for the full In The Weeds library.

Welcome to the 118th Congress!

The 118th Congress was sworn in on January 7th and will continue to formulate the laws of our nation through the end of 2024. Learn more about our representatives here.

Grassroots University

Lawyers are in a unique position to affect policy in Congress. As legal experts, you have established credibility, and as voters, you represent the voice of the people. Use these tools to learn the issues facing our profession, how to best approach elected officials on their turf, and how to genuinely make an impact in Washington.

Social Media Center

Social Media has made it easier than ever to connect with your elected officials. The key is posting in the right way. Learn the tricks of the trade and make your voice heard.

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Grassroots Overview

The best approach to influencing policy is to work with other ABA members and interested communities to clearly communicate why a policy needs to change. Get up to speed on what is happening in Congress, organize with other attorneys, and learn the best ways to approach your elected officials.

Get Started - Here

Congressional Meetings

Nothing has more impact with an elected official than an in-person visit. This leads to conversations rather than one-sided messages. Use these tools to set up a visit, learn the ways to move the needle, and get the most out of your meeting.

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