Advocacy 101

Advocacy 101 by Allison Kilcoyne


Have you called Washington DC lately? Do you know your US Representative in Congress? Do you know your Senator’s health care legislative aide?  If not, now it is time.  Today.  

There has been much talk about getting our voices heard. Facebook groups, marches, signing petitions online, writing emails – that is helpful.  What is more powerful is developing a personal relationship with our elected officials and their legislative aides.  Find that scary?  Intimidating?  Or do you say to yourself “what is the point, we have it pretty good here in Massachusetts.”  Here are some of my thoughts having been to Capitol Hill many times over the past few years. CLICK TO READ MORE

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