Easy ways to write your representatives
These sites offer prepared letters on important subjects, and you can just click to have them sent in your name. You can also customize the letters. And if you register with the sites, they will notify you when a new topic comes up.
This makes it very easy to communicate your views to decision-makers.
Tips on composing your own letters
Progressive Portal provides opportunities for effective, easy grassroots activism on a range of progressive issues. It is designed to remove the obstacles to increased activism that many busy people face, without compromising impact. Progressive Portal is independent
--not part of any particular organization, party, or grouping --although specific campaigns are often conducted in conjunction with leading grassroots organizations.
MoveOn is working to bring ordinary people back into politics. With a system that today revolves around big money and big media, most citizens are left out. When it becomes clear that our "representatives" don't represent the public, the foundations of democracy are in peril. MoveOn is a catalyst for a new kind of grassroots involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice.
Progressive Secretary sends out progressive e-mail letters to Congress, the President, and other officials on peace, ecology, civil rights, and other issues. The letters are suggested by participants in the cooperative and are sent to you as a proposal. If you tell us to "send," then the letters are sent to your Congress people and others noted in the proposal over your signature and return address. A report is sent to you.
True Majority was founded by Ben Cohen of Ben and Jerry’s. It is a grassroots education and advocacy project. Once you register, you can go to the "Take Action" section and send faxes on the issues we all care about to members of Congress and national leaders. We will also send you e-mail alerts on critical issues. With one click of a button you can either send our suggested faxes or edit them yourself (and we'll still send them for you.)
Save Our Environment - a collaborative effort of the nation's most influential environmental advocacy organizations harnessing the power of the Internet to increase public awareness and activism on today's most important environmental issues.
ACLU Lobby the Administration and Congress to protect our core civil liberties.
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