Politicians are strange creatures, says politician Omar Ahmad. And the best way to engage them on your pet issue is a monthly handwritten letter. Ahmad shows why old-fashioned correspondence is more effective than email, phone or even writing a check — and shares the four simple steps to writing a letter that works.
After years of volunteering for grassroots political groups, I have used my experience to teach and help people write letters to politicians over the years, but even I learned something from this video (I was not aware that one should send the original letter to one office and the copy of the letter to the other office — I’ll let you watch the video to discover where each should be sent).
I am curious as to why he chose that one letter to carry with him? What does it say? Or maybe his mother wrote it?
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