LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

Mission:  Grassroots Engagement in Legislative Processes


ACTION

                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  • Recruit dedicated grassroots leaders who feel passionate about issues and are interested in active participation.

     

  • Develop and conduct training sessions to make grassroots leaders proficient in:

            + How to conduct oneself and testify at legislative hearings

            + How to read, analyze, draft, and amend legislation

            + How to write position papers, talking points  and letters to the editor

            + How to use Social Media to promote “awareness” of legislative issues

  • Create lists of legislators who should be contacted for various issues.

     

  • Train grassroots leaders to utilize Nevada's Legislative Website (NELIS) to identify, comment on, and track bills.

     

  • Develop a database of grassroots leaders for rapid responses.

     

  • Train grassroots leaders to become proficient in using NELIS.