Monthly Archives: November 2019

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Prayer – Ralph Waldo EmersonĀ  For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; […]

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An Important Member of Your Advocacy Team

Often when thinking about advocacy and advocating for your community, business or organization, the person(s) that comes to mind is the legislator. Obviously they are quite important, and the ultimate decision makers when voting on issues affecting your communities. However, there is another very important group of people that deserve as much of your time […]

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What’s Your Story?

If you had ten minutes to share your story (or that of your community, business or organization) with your lawmakers, what would you say that could convince them to help you? So often I hear people share they believe politicians don’t listen and have already made up their minds on an issue. THIS ISN’T TRUE! […]

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Put It in Writing!

One question I’m often asked by advocates is if letters or resolutions of support really make a difference. And my answer is always the same…“Yes”! When lawmakers are presenting and debating bills in their state capital, they always appreciate knowing that people from “back home” support what they are doing. But so often their inbox […]

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