Rebuild With Us: Take Action
Learn why cities are advocating for infrastructure investment now and use these talking points in completing our infrastructure advocacy actions.
Using social media, like Twitter and Facebook, to connect with your Member of Congress can be a highly effective way to bring visibility to an issue. Use this action guide to help you amplify our message on social media.
Members of Congress and their staff keep a close eye on local and regional media outlets because it helps them stay up-to-date with what’s happening in their districts and states. You can use a well-crafted opinion-editorial ("op-ed") piece published in your local newspaper to grab the attention of a staff person or legislator and discuss why we need Congress to work with cities to rebuild and reimagine America’s infrastructure. Use this action guide to help you write and submit an infrastructure op-ed to your local newspaper.
One of the most effective ways to influence the legislative process and build a relationship with your Members of Congress is to meet with them in-district and share why we need Congress to work with cities to rebuild and reimagine America’s infrastructure. Use this action guide to help you plan a meeting with a legislator while they are home.
Members of Congress will be spending a great deal of time in their districts this year due to the upcoming midterm elections. Site visits of infrastructure needs or innovative infrastructure projects are the single best way to help federal legislators and their staff understand the state of infrastructure in their district. Use this action guide to help you plan an effective infrastructure site visit.
Send a letter to your Members of Congress now and urge them to partner with cities and invest in our vision to rebuild and reimagine America's infrastructure.
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