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Citizen University TV's lessons in citizen lobbying
Citizen University TV: Lesson 303 - Citizen Lobbying

From parks to schools to public safety, local government can affect almost every aspect of your daily life. So how do you get local leaders to do what you want? Host Eric Liu outlines three strategies to connect with elected officials and make your voice heard. He points to examples of public testimony at Seattle City Hall and explains the elements of an effective visit with elected officials, including the question to ask before leaving a meeting with a politician. 

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