What happens in meetings with Members of Congress and staff?

What happens in meetings with Members of Congress and staff?

Generally, one person in the group takes the lead. If the Dean is present, he or she is usually that person. The group usually has 15-20 minutes to make their advocacy “ask” of the Member or the staffer. You will have leave behind packets that are printed, and these have also already been sent to each office that you visit. Personalize the visit as much as possible, by talking about your state and institution! There is also the ability to email the one- pagers directly to the staffer from the Soapbox app just in case they have somehow not opened the previous messages.



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