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How to do a lobby visit
Learn about the what goes into arranging a meeting with an elected official with this step-by-step guide.
Look up your New York Legislators
Find out who your elected representatives are in the New York State Legislature.
Check the legislative calendar
New York has a part-time legislature, which means our elected officials are only in Albany part of the year, and on certain days. Before calling to schedule your meeting, check the calendar to find out what days legislators will be in Albany.
Review the talking points on school funding, child care and school climate prior to your meeting, or print them to take with you.
After your meeting, leave your legislators with a cheat sheet so they know what their top priorities need to be for the budget.
Leave behind materials
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