How to Create a Local Event That Will Attract a Member of Congress

As Tip O'Neil once stated, "all politics is local." Congressional Management Foundation research shows that Members of Congress consider visits to local facilities to be one of the most valuable ways to understand constituent views and opinions – more than any other source of information.

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Learning Objectives

  1. How to entice Members of Congress to attend local events or meet with key stakeholders; and
  2. The steps to invite legislators to participate in a powerful in-person experience that promises to inform them about the impact your organization has in their district or state and educates them about your issues.
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