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How to Influence Policy

The NCADV Public Policy Office wants to ensure that our constituency is informed of how to effectively lobby governments, both local and national. Because public policy affects all people, it is important that we convey to those who represent us the issues that are important to our communities.

Click here to access the complete NCADV Legislative Action Guide.

  • NCADV is proud to offer a comprehensive manual for domestic violence advocates. This manual contains a guide to the legislative process and the Federal Government, sample letters, tips for scheduling congressional visits, recommendations on community organizing activities, and more.

Frequently used sections of the legislative action guide can be accessed by clicking on the links below.

Information on the Federal Government:

How to Contact Your Legislator:

 Community Organizing:

Click here to access "How to Influence Domestic Violence Policy and Legislation".

  • This Power Point was presented at the national NCADV Conference in July 2006. It contains useful tips on how to influence domestic violence policy and legislation.

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