House Parties

House parties are great ways to provide information, motivate activists, increase awareness of the ACLU in your community, and celebrate victories. Here are tips and tools you will need to make your house party a success. You’ll find guides for planning your event, suggested formats, and plans for follow-up. Read More »

Contacting Your Elected Officials

Your elected officials - from U.S. senators and representatives, to state senators and legislators, to county and city supervisors, mayors, and council members - are all in office for one reason: to represent you. They need and want to hear from you. We’ve provided resources for how to call your elected official », how to write to your elected official », and how to meet with your elected official ».

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor are great advocacy tools. After you write letters to elected officials, sending letters to the editor can achieve other advocacy goals such as reaching a large audience. They are often monitored by elected officials, can bring up information not addressed in a news article, and create an impression of widespread interest in an issue. Get tips on writing a letter to the editor » or use our online tool » to write a letter to the editor of your local paper.

Listen to a Hearing

Visit our Listen to a Hearing page.