One of the most effective ways of letting elected officials know your views on issues is through outreach. In political terms, this is called lobbying. Lobbying provides members of Congress, state, and local officials with the information they need to make the best decisions for their constituencies. The information and education you can provide may be critical to the decisions they make on policy that affects the trauma community. Lobbying can be an extremely rewarding experience. To assist you in your lobbying efforts we have put together materials that you can use for a variety of lobbying activities, from writing or calling your Member of Congress to meeting with Congressional staff.
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