How to Get Your Message Heard

1. Determine who represents you at the state and/or federal level, depending on which level of government is relevant to your concern.
Find your State of Michigan Senator
Find your State of Michigan Representative
Find your U.S. Senator
Find your U.S. Representative

2. Prepare your message. Briefly outline the topic of your concern, why the matter is personally important to you, and the action you want taken.

3. Deliver your message by phone, letter, email, or in person!

4. Adapt the message you just crafted into a letter to the editor for your local newspaper.
 Find newspaper addresses in your state using the Public Citizen newspaper locator tool.