Did you know that there is a congressional ban preventing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from researching gun violence? With approximately 30,000 gun related deaths per year, the rate of gun violence in the United States is unparalleled by any other country in the developed world, yet Congress continues to deny that it is a public health issue. The American Medical Association recognizes that the only way to save the thousands of lives affected by gun violence is by lifting the congressional ban so that the CDC can research gun violence and recommend appropriate action to help lower the death toll.
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Posted by Natalie Ossenfort on January 10, 2017
There are a number of bills on the table that could greatly affect the rights of Texans. Not only are nonprofits allowed to lobby, lobbying is a truly effective way for groups to address the needs of their constituents. Here are some of our more popular tools and resources.
Posted by Ronnie Pawelko on January 6, 2017
While c3s cannot imply they will work to support or oppose any elected officials when they are next up for election, they can actively be involved as new administrations take shape and begin governing.
Posted by Keely Monroe on January 5, 2017
Advocacy is an important tool for your nonprofit to achieve its mission! It can take many forms—public education, litigation, and even lobbying—and there is no “one size fits all” approach. These tips can help your organization start the new year right.
Posted by Abby Levine on December 13, 2016
There are many activities 501(c)(3)s can engage in during this transition period. Wondering if your communication on a particular executive nominee is considered lobbying, or if you can speak out on what a winning candidate has said? Please join us for this one hour webinar!
Posted by Sue_Hoechstetter on November 18, 2016
Don’t let confusion about advocacy strategies and activities sabotage your efforts to influence policy at this critical time.