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

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