CALLING YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
HOW TO DO IT
AND HOW TO GET GOOD AT IT
by Jake Beckhard
So you woke up pissed off! There’s a lot out there to be pissed off about. We’ve got our backs against the wall. You remember vaguely: this article, where a former congressional staffer gave some sincere tips on how to influence your elected officials. You remember: Congressional staffers (and therefore their bosses in elected office) don’t pay attention to tweets or facebook comments, and they have a hard time reading or responding to every letter and email sent to their office. But, calling them - you can almost always get someone who’s willing to talk to you, however briefly.
You resolve to call your congresspeople! But there are two obstacles in your way:
That’s where I come in!
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