Even with Congress and federal agencies working remotely due to coronavirus, you can still be an effective advocate:
All the same recommendations for how to be an effective advocate apply. Below are a bunch of tools to help you navigate the how, what and who of being a successful coastal advocate.
It’s simple. Really. Even in the age of coronavirus, coastal staffers for Members of Congress are easy to get a hold of – they’re still on email and most are willing to take phone calls or zoom meetings.
Key to any good advocacy meeting is being specific in your request. Here are some resources that articulate policies and funding that ASBPA is asking for – please share these messages with your Members of Congress:
These are evolving lists of coastal staffers for coastal Members of Congress:
If your member isn’t listed, or a staffer is wrong, please contact Derek.Brockbank@asbpa.org