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Home > Advocacy > CWLA Calls on President Barack Obama to Convene a White House Conference on Children and Youth in 2010 > Support a White House Conference on Children and Youth in Three Easy Steps

 
 

3 Steps to Sending a Letter to Your Congressmen

STEP ONE:
STEP TWO:
  • Find the names and addresses of your congressman and senators. An easy way to do is to go to www.congress.org. You will be able search by your zip code. By clicking on their names, you will be able to find their contact information by clicking on the 'contact' tab. This is where you will send the letter.
STEP THREE:
  • Put the correct names and addresses on your three letters and envelopes, adhere the required postage, and send it in the mail.

CONGRATULATIONS! You should hear back from your Representative and Senators within a month.

If you have any trouble with this process, have any questions, or would like any help contact Lily Dorman-Colby, Foster Youth Outreach Coordinator, at lcolby@cwla.org .

Lily Dorman-Colby, spent six years in foster care. She was separated from her three brothers and went through more then half a dozen foster homes. Now she is a senior at Yale University where she is studying economics. As the Foster Youth Outreach Coordinator she would be more then happy to answer your questions and help you find out how you can get involved.


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