Tip Sheet on Persuading Legislators

I’ve just discovered Advocacy Journal’s Tip Sheet, a compendium of advice on how to persuade legislators, written in a fresh light-hearted style. All of the following articles are contained in a single long web page.

Ethical Lobbying is NOT an Oxymoron
How To Trick Your Legislators Into Doing What You Want
The U.S. Constitution and You: Why the Constitution is Still Relevant Today
What if the Declaration of Independence Had Been Composed on Twitter?
What NOT to Say When Advocating
Easy, Easier, Easiest: Tips for Connecting with Policymakers and Staff at Home
Why I LOVE Paying My Taxes
What’s In and What’s Out for 2009
Why the Legislative Process is Like Thanksgiving Dinner
Make the Darn Ask!
Jazzing Up Your Advocacy:  Five Lessons from New Orleans

I’ve added a reference to this page to our Resources>External Documents page.

About Hamilton Richards

He retired in 2006 as a Senior Lecturer in Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. These days he volunteers technical support for Citizens' Climate Lobby (Austin chapter), Common Ground for Texans, (CG4Tx.org), Integrity Texas (IntegrityTexas.org), Austin Rowing Club, and several friends.
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