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How to Get Involved - Advocate - Tools and Tips for Sharing Your Story With Policy Makers
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Tools and Tips for Sharing Your Story

Sharing your story in writing, by email, letter or fax, can be effective ways to reach your policy maker(s).  Be brief, accurate and passionate.  End with a clear request; identify what you hope they will do in response to your letter.
 
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization recently released its
Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit.  In addition to many others, the toolkit provides ideas for composing a letter.  Much of the information provided here applies to work at the state level also.