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Whether you are an individual or represent an organization, it is so important for you to have a voice in the decision-making process. This is especially true when it comes to selecting representatives who will reflect your values when it comes to make policy on the local, state, and national level.

Sometimes, it can be unclear what role nonprofits can have when it comes to elections and voter participation. We help to clear up some of the myths and misconceptions here.

…you don’t have to be a staff member or volunteer with a nonprofit to make an impact on policy.

But, you don’t have to be a staff member or volunteer with a nonprofit to make an impact on policy. Citizen advocacy is often the most overlooked, underutilized form of democratic participation. You can find information on how to improve your citizen advocacy skills, including how to prepare ahead of time for a meeting with your state representative and more public ways to speak on issues that matter to you, your family, and your community.