Must Have Materials for Statewide Lobby Days

On the surface of it, the idea seems simple enough.  Get a bunch of people concerned about HIV/AIDS policy to your statehouse and have them ask their elected officials to support a list of policy priorities.  Statewide lobby day – DONE.

If only it were that easy.

Anyone who has organized a statewide lobby day knows there are innumerable moving parts – among which are a whole slew of materials that need to be developed.  Here is a list of all of the materials AIDS Foundation of Chicago produced to pull off its recent HIV/AIDS lobby day in Illinois – the group’s tenth such event.

Lobby Days Agenda

Lobby Days Advocacy Training Presentation

Testimony Worksheet

How to Talk with Legislators

Issue Factsheet

Continue Advocating Tips

Meeting Report Back Form

Check out these resources, make them your own, tell us what you think!

Have a better toolkit?  Send it to us!

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