Advocacy Toolkit

Become an effective park and recreation advocate--learn from the experts on how to lobby, work with the media, and find the advocacy forum that best suits your cause. We offer this information because we need your help in order to advance the parks and recreation movement.

Advocacy Guidelines for Public Employees 

Advocacy Guidelines for 501(c)(3) Organizations 

Writing Your Legislators 

Calling Your Legislators 

Meeting Your Legislators 

Getting Support from Local Officials 

Asking Your Newspaper to Write on Your Issue 

How to Write and Place an Opinion Editorial