“Getting Your Message Across in Congress” is a guide providing strategies for effective communication with Congressional offices. It emphasizes the importance of preparation, clear and concise messaging, and understanding the legislative process. Key methods include personal visits, written communication, and timely contact. It advises on making appointments, being brief, listening, and following up. The guide underscores the responsibility to engage in the political process and impact legislation that affects individuals and their communities.
The SGIM Advocacy Toolkit is designed for those who are passionate about influencing healthcare policy and advancing the cause of comprehensive, equitable, and effective healthcare.