How to organize your support or opposition on a proposed bill with suggestions from Kim. #TipTuesday #NADLegislativeTip
[VIDEO DESC & TRANSCRIPT: Kim is standing in the NAD Headquarters lobby. The NAD logo is at the upper right corner.
“LEGISLATIVE TIPS” appears in white text inside a blue border box, “WITH KIM” is a transparent text inside a small white box.
KIM: How do you organize your support or opposition on a proposed bill? There are two important ways to contact your legislators. First, you can lobby…
On Kim’s hands is black text “1) LOBBY” in white banner.
KIM: Lobbying means you contact your Legislators to let them know of your opposition or support of the bill with an explanation. You can call them, e-mail them, or go to their offices and sit down with them. The other option is to…
On Kim’s hands is black text “2) TESTIFY” in white banner.
KIM: Give a testimony. Share comments in front of a committee meeting, this is a public record — you could be recorded on video or in writing. The most important thing is that the Legislators will know how you feel and whether you support or oppose.
A freeze frame of Kim with ‘go ahead’ sign in pixelated blue overlay and gray background. Below Kim’s hands are black text “MEET YOUR LEGISLATOR TODAY” in white banner. Video cuts to grey background with the NAD logo quickly changing in different bright colors from teal to white to black to hot pink to green to orange to teal to yellow to purple to finally the official NAD logo with copyright text underneath “The National Association of the Deaf (c) 2019 All Rights Reserved”.]
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