Legislative Advocacy Toolkit

There are countless ways to create positive change during and outside of the state legislative session. One tried and true way is contacting your elected officials regularly.


We have assembled a toolkit to guide your advocacy efforts.

Your Legislative Advocacy Toolkit illustrates how to effectively talk with elected officials about issues that are important to you. If you’re looking for additional ways to get involved with our work defending freedom, sign up to receive email updates and action alerts. We’ll be in touch when the time comes with information on how you can take action to protect civil rights and civil liberties in California.

Research Your Legislators

Establishing relationships with your elected officials is a vital part of creating long lasting change. In order to do so, it's important to do some initial research.

January 15, 2020

Write To Your Legislators

Letters and emails are a very useful advocacy tactic. The amount of mail a legislator gets on a certain issue can help determine its importance in their eyes. Tips for writing to your legislators:

January 15, 2020

Call Your Legislators

Calling is one of the most effective ways to contact your legislators. As with any other meeting or communication with your legislator, politeness is key.

January 15, 2020

Meet Your Legislators

Meeting your legislators in person is an effective way to talk to them about what matters to you. Some tips for meeting with your legislator:

January 15, 2020