ADVOCACY ISSUES & TOOLS
Is this going to cut it for you? If not, keep on reading below how you can help advocate for your children. What are the next steps you can take as a school board member, administrator, booster club leader, parent, etc. to let your legislators know what you need from them.
What You Can Do
Use our resources to help you prepare for talking to your legislators. The Advocacy Tool Kit will walk you through the process and provide you with contact information for all state lawmakers. Know the issues and what to ask from your representatives.
Advocacy Tool Kit
The Key Issues
Reach out to your legislators from the comfort of your smart phone. Your message is only a tweet, fb post or email away. Not enough time to come up with your own content? Follow us on twitter and facebook and retweet/share our messages. You can also use the twitter handle @CNYSBA to tag us or hashtags #CNYSchoolsInPeril and #NYSbudget in your messages.
Advocacy From Your Seat
•Letter to Governor Cuomo- A must-read from William Snyder of Byron-Bergen CSD >read
- Maine-Endwell survey seeks feedback programs exceeding levy- Sample letter
- Sample letter to your NYS Representatives- Sample Letter
- Sample Letter that can be used to show the plight of Upstate NY schools [Click here for download of .doc file]
- Advocacy Outreach by Ilion School District -click here