Legislative Advocacy Toolkit

There are many ways to stand up for yourself and others this legislative season. We’ve assembled some tips and tricks to assist you in your advocacy efforts.

Check out our Legislative Advocacy Toolkit to learn how to effectively talk to your legislators about issues that are important to you. If you’re looking for additional ways to get involved with our work defending freedom on the great plains this session, sign up to receive email updates and action alerts and sign up to volunteer with us! We’ll be in touch when the time comes with information on how you can take action to protect our rights and liberties in South Dakota.

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Research Your Legislator

Before you establish a relationship with your legislator, you'll need to do your research! Here are some great resources for information on the South Dakota State Legislature.

January 3, 2018

Call Your Legislator

Sometimes it's necessary to call your legislator. Here are some tips for planning our your phone call.

January 3, 2018

Meet Your Legislator

Meeting your legislators in person is an effective way to build a relationship so they can understand what matters to their constituents. Here are some tips for planning your meeting.

January 3, 2018

Write Your Legislator

Letters and e-mails sent directly to your legislators are a very useful advocacy tool. Here are some tips on writing effective letters and e-mails to your legislators.

January 3, 2018

Write a Letter to the Editor

One way to make your voice heard and encourage community awareness is to write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. Here are some tips for writing letters to the editor.

January 2, 2018

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