How to Plan a Site Visit for Your Policy Makers
Use this advocacy tool to help plan and implement a site visit with your local, state and federal policymakers.
Some say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but showing someone your work firsthand can be worth many more. One of the most effective ways to Be a Big Voice for Little KidsTM is to invite policymakers to experience your work with infants and toddlers for themselves. A site visit gives policymakers the opportunity to connect the decisions they make to the faces of infants, toddlers, and families in their community, and is a great strategy that can create a lasting impression. Use the guidance below to plan and implement a site visit with your local, state and federal policymakers.
If you are a planning to invite your federal policymakers for a site visit, feel free to use our Sample Invitation to Member of Congress for Site Visit.
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