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How to Build an Effective Grasstops Advocacy Program

Here’s a success-driven roadmap to follow

At the height of the pandemic, organizations were mobilizing advocates to connect with lawmakers to push for a variety of legislative concerns, such as financial assistance, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan coverage and other issues.

At the federal level, members of Congress received millions of emails and hundreds of thousands of phone calls. Congressional staffers participated in up to 15 Zoom meetings daily addressing constituent concerns.

According to a Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) survey of senior Congressional staff, 63 percent state they are receiving more communications from constituents than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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