Support CHIFF – Get Involved
A Call to Action – Round 1
Be a part of the thousands who care enough to take action and support CHIFF! Let your Members of Congress know that you want your government to make a family for every child a priority! Round 1 is to get Members of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Children in Families Act of 2013. Round 2 will be to get the votes needed to pass the bill.
See CHIFF’s Cosponsors Here
Here are five ways to Support CHIFF by making your voice heard for Round 1.
#1 Call your Members of Congress
Surveys show that only 20 calls from constituents are needed
for a bill to the get the attention of our elected officials. Even if you email a letter, please call.
If you only do one thing, please call. Here is a script which you can personalize when making your call.
Phone Call Script FIND YOUR SENATOR FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVE
#2 Connect with Congress Online
Social media allows you to directly connect with your elected officials. Most Senators and Representatives have Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. Use these links to visit our facebook and twitter pages and search for your elected officials.
#3 Visit Your Members of Congress
Now is the time!
You can visit them in Washington or at your local state office. Contact their office to make an appointment. Use the information below to set up your meeting and give them the PDF document. Be sure to tell your personal story!
PDF Overview FIND YOUR SENATOR FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVE
#4 Email a Letter to Congress
Tell Members of Congress you want them to support the Children in Families First Act of 2013! Use the template letter and be sure to personalize it. Here are the links for you to find your Members of Congress.
Template Senators Representatives
# 5 Be a Part of the Community