Even with their busy schedules, members of Congress will still set aside time to meet with their constituents, giving you the perfect opportunity to advocate your cause to your representative or senator.
Setting up a meeting at your member of Congress' local office can be a lengthy and complicated process, but don’t let this obstacle deter you from doing it! Making an in-person lobby visit is one of the most effective ways to communicate your concerns to your member of congress.
As congressional staff attempt to serve the needs of hundreds or thousands of people, it can be easy to get lost in the crowd. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box when it comes to making impressions.
To support you in your advocacy, we have compiled a set of resources to help you post about refugee issues on social media, write letters to your local paper, and tell your members of Congress that our communities welcome people in need.