Make a difference in less than five minutes
Thanks to recent advancements in digital communication, ‘grassroots advocacy’ has seen a huge rise in the last few years, but the question everyone has is simple: Does it really work? The answer: more than you think.
Since elected officials were selected to represent their constituents, they depend on hearing from voters to shape their policy perceptions. They also rely on issue matter experts to know how policy will affect a profession. This means, as legal experts and constituents, you are uniquely qualified to speak to your elected officials about the legal profession.
Email, social media, and other advancements have made connecting with congressional members easier than ever, but the new problem is cutting through the noise and delivering a message that elected officials can easily apply to their decision-making.
Below, we will outline how you can easily and, most importantly, effectively make a difference.
How effective is your voice?
A recent study by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) asked offices on the Hill for the most meaningful ways to move the needle on an issue. Seven of the top ten responses related specifically to hearing from their constituents.