Getting Your Message Out
Whether you are speaking at a school board meeting, talking to a reporter on the phone, or drafting a letter-to-the-editor, it is important to have clear, concise messages. Crafting these messages and using them throughout your advocacy efforts can be a challenge. This section will help you develop talking points that you can use when discussing the issue with other concerned community members as well as with school administrators, school board members, elected officials, and the media. It will also give you tips for getting the message out through press releases, letters-to-the-editor, and emails to policy makers.