Do you know your legislators personally?
Writing a letter to your state representative or visiting a senator's district office shouldn't be scary. Find out how to be prepared and communicate effectively here.
Building a meaningful relationship with elected officials that represent you, your community, or your organization is incredibly important. Policy decisions and outcomes can have a significant impact on our future - so highlighting the impact of arts and culture can help influence these decisions.
Politicians depend on input from their constituents as a way to understand public opinion and be educated about issues unfamiliar to them. They can't be experts on everything that is happening in their districts, but constituents and political aides help provide necessary input to the official's decision-making process.