Task 4: Contact Your Representatives
Citizenship is about action and it's time to put to use everything you have learned this year. Contact the White House and your congressmen about an issue you feel needs their attention. You may choose from the topics you explored in your:
You may or may not receive a response. If you do, it will likely take weeks or even months and will probably be a boilerplate that tangentially addresses your concerns. Nevertheless, congressional and White House staffers do keep a basic tally of "pro" and "con" letters and phone calls on controversial issues.
If you feel comfortable sharing your letter or the response you receive, please let me know. I will post your samples here for future classes to use as a reference.
Click on the links below to submit your letter. After filling out your personal contact information on each page, copy and paste the text of your letter into the comment form. Be sure to change the salutation for each submission.