Food Politics: How to Be a Citizen Lobbyist

09 Dec, 2013

via Center for Food Safety

Center for Food Safety staffers Colin O’Neil and Larissa Walker talk about how to be an effective citizen lobbyist.

Freedom of speech is protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution but it can become an issue of scale when individuals feel either drowned out or inhibited by powerful and vocal opponents. This is no reason to forego exercising your rights as a citizen, particularly when there are many other voices like yours that can collectively make a big impact.

Take the simple directions from Colin and Larissa and speak your conscience. We’ve even included a handy tool to help you quickly find the contact information for your representatives.

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Locate your Senators and Representative

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ex: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC 20500

 

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