An advocate is someone who feels strongly enough about an issue to devote the time and energy needed to do something about it. To be an effective advocate, you have to build support for your position and share your concerns with your elected officials. By working together, we have the power to make a difference.

The techniques are the same whether you advocate for your issue in your neighborhood, city, state, or in Washington, D.C. Participate and get involved! When advocating for an issue, it is important to be persistent. With hard work and the support of others, your goals can be achieved. Remember, every law on the books is a result of the work of committed citizens!

COMMUNICATING WITH
ELECTED OFFICIALS
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Elected officials are impressed when constituents (voters in their states/districts) take the time to express their views on an issue. There are many ways to reach legislators. You can visit them in person, write letters, attend public hearings, make phone calls, send faxes or e-mails. Each has specific advantages.

When Visiting Your Legislator

When Writing Letters, Faxes and E-mails

When Placing a Telephone Call to your Legislator

CONTACTING YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
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Arizona House of Representatives
Capitol Complex
1700 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890
 
Arizona State Senate
Capitol Complex
1700 W. Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890

 

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COMMUNICATING
WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS

CONTACT
YOUR REPRESENTATIVE