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Customize this Action Sheet with information on your cause and your state to encourage advocates to meet with their elected officials about wind energy.
Customize this Action Sheet with information about why you are planning to write letters to the editor in your community.
Use this one-pager to learn how to find your elected officials and declared candidates, and how to write them a letter requesting a meeting.
Attending a town hall meeting? Raise your hand high and be prepared to ask your elected official if they support wind energy.
Download this sheet for tips on how to talk to elected officials using our "deep advocacy" strategy.
This one-pager contains a sample meeting outline for a meeting with an elected official. Customize your meeting outline with information about the individual and with your ask.
The Meeting Minutes Note-taking sheet should be used during meeting with elected officials to make sure that everything is well-documented. You'll likely want to refer back to your notes later.
Bring the American Wind Energy Pledge with you to your meeting with your elected official if you are going to ask them to pledge their support.
After your meeting, you'll want to promptly follow up. Use the follow-up checklist to make sure you're writing a complete follow-up letter or email.
Google Alerts allow you to get notified any time a newspaper near you publishes an article mentioning wind energy. That way, you'll know when there is a good opportunity to write an LTE in response.
Download the written step-by-step instructions for how to set up a google alert here.
This 3-minute video will go through the steps for how to write and submit a letter to the editor on wind energy.
Download the written instructions for how to write and submit an letter to the editor here.
Fact sheet with information and talking points about how wind energy creates jobs and benefits the economy.
Fact sheet with information and talking points about how wind energy is cost-competitive and even cheaper than traditional forms of energy.
Fact sheet with information and talking points about how wind energy is a reliable source of energy.
Sometimes, when you're speaking about the benefits of wind energy, someone will ask you a tricky question. These are some talking points to answer some of the most common questions about wind energy.