Advocacy Training Resources

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RLS advocacy is something anyone can do from home anytime. To help you prepare, please view these short “How- To” videos to help you understand the basics, show you what will make an impact on lawmakers, and download our Prep Pack and email template. These videos should give you all the information you need to contact your legislators by phone or email. If you don't find answers to your questions, give us a call.

Legislative Education

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Advocacy and Why it Matters

Video: Karla Dzienkowski, executive director, explains the importance of advocacy work and why it matters for the RLS Community.

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Grassroots Advocacy: How to Build a Relationship with Your Local Office

Video: RLS Foundation's Washington Representative, Philip Goglas of the Health and Medicine Counsel explains the basics of contacting your local representatives.

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How to Contact Your Legislator

Video: Learn how to find your representatives.

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How to Craft a Concise and Cohesive Story

Video: Phil Goglas, Partner at Health and Medicine Counsel, shares tips on how to develop your RLS story in the most impactful way.

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How to Followup with Congress

Video: Video: RLS Foundation's Washington Representative, Philip Goglas of the Health and Medicine Counsel shares what the next steps are after reaching out to your congress person.

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