Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

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Policy Analysis framework for 2019 Legislative Agenda items

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Proposed 2019 Legislative Session Priority

ADD 2-3 sentence description of the proposed priority and include links to online resources.

Adam Tue, 07/31/2018 - 17:55

Talking about Racism and Bias: Resources for parents and caregivers

Racialized rhetoric propelled President Trump’s harmful policy ideas toward the White House. Now, many of those ideas endanger kids in their homes, schools, neighborhoods and faith communities.

Parents and caregivers face the daily challenge of how to support kids in the midst of racialized rhetoric and bias incidents. Here are some resources that may help. Not all resources will fit each person or situation. Please exercise your own judgment and use what works for you.

Legislator Town Halls: Information for Advocates

Download this resource (pdf).

Town halls are public meetings lawmakers host in their districts to hear from constituents and share updates on their work.

Participating in a town hall is a great way to advocate for kids. It allows you to build a relationship with your legislator, learn about their priorities, and raise issues that are important to you and to kids and families.

Frequently asked questions about town hall meetings:
 

Cinco Consejos para Abogar: Más que aprobar un proyecto de ley o un presupuesto

Cuando se aprueba un proyecto de ley, por lo general se escriben las regulaciones que detallan cómo se pondrán en práctica las diferentes partes de la ley.  Usted no tiene que ser un experto en la materia para dar su opinión en esta parte del proceso.  Usted solamente necesita saber dónde encontrar la información y cómo participar.

siobhan Wed, 04/06/2016 - 09:14
Five Tips for Advocacy: More than Passing a Bill or Budget

Advocacy doesn't end when you win legislation!

When a bill is passed, usually regulations are written to spell out how the different parts of the law will be put into practice. You don’t have to be an expert to have a say in this part of the process. You just need to know where to find information and how to be involved.

siobhan Wed, 04/06/2016 - 09:09
Race Matters Toolkit: Unequal Opportunities

The Annie E Casey Foundation has created a Race Matters Toolkit. The toolkit is designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all.

siobhan Wed, 08/26/2009 - 10:17
How to have an effective meeting with a legislator

Use these 5 tips to prepare for a meeting with your legislator.

Download, read and print 5 Tips for Meeting with Your Legislators.

admin Thu, 01/05/2006 - 22:00