Emails and letters on an issue can influence your members of Congress, but it’s best to make them personal. Share who you are and why you care about the issue—it will make your message 10 times more effective.
- Identify yourself as a constituent and list the organization that you represent or are a supporter of.
- Limit your letter to one page if possible and be sure to state why this issue matters to you.
- Be clear and specific about what you want your legislator to do.
For more tips on how to take this action, download the how-to PDF guide below.