An advocacy toolkit put together by the DisAbled Women’s Network Ontario shows all the steps necessary to bring your issue or passion all the way into meetings with legislators. This is a great way to get your feet wet in terms of lobbying governments and yet another way to advance your cause.
The toolkit has tons of spot-on advice, a start-to-finish list of how to “tell it to Ottawa” and lots of handy resources to help you make the most of your efforts.
What you’ll find:
-Dos and Don’ts
-professional forms and titles (including formats for letters, etc.)
-contact information and directories for Canadian politicians
-resources to help write a letter, understand government literature, etc.
-dealing with the media
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