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Lobby Your Legislators on Capitol Hill

Prepare for a Great Experience on Capitol Hill

You can have effective meetings with your legislators, even if it’s your first time visiting Washington. Brush up on your advocacy skills using NLC University’s Federal Advocacy Workspace, particularly the lesson on planning an effective meeting. You’ll find tips on getting to know your legislator and their staff, how to craft a message with impact, how best to use your time during your meetings, and how to follow up and maintain a positive relationship after you return home.

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NLC members gather for a photo after an advocacy meeting on the Hill.