What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is speaking or acting for change or justice on behalf of one’s self or another person or cause. This can be as simple as telling your story to the people who make the decisions that affect our lives or as complex as organizing a campaign to bring an issue to the attention of lawmakers, the media, and the public.

Online Government Resources

Finding your state and federal representatives:

California State Government:  

Accessing information from the California Legislature is simple. Visit for information on the Legislature, finding bills in both houses and other information on state laws. 

United States Government: