Convincing Congress

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The key to working with your members of Congress is to remember that they are in office to represent your views. And since most foreign policy issues are not front and center in Congress, the voices of a few constituents can make a BIG difference in how your representative or senators vote.

Whether you're an individual or you belong to a non-profit, religious, grassroots or community organization, you can build a personal connection with your congressional offices on a set of issues that can significantly advance just U.S. policies towards Latin America.

Below are some tips for phone calls, meetings, and general advocacy.