Grants:IdeaLab/Capitol Hill & Public Policy

Capitol Hill & Public Policy
there is a need for follow up briefings of Congress, keeping in mind that they are an older generation. education campaign on general principles, not any specific legislation.
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created on03:07, 9 September 2015 (UTC)

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Congress only listens to those who show up; how do we communicate the public policy views of the community with the political system

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small groups could brief staff of members of congress. building on the previous work of WikiLoves Capitol Hill

previous efforts used no money, but some travel funds and meal funds would enable more people to engage the Congress.

incorporating the work of would leverage the WMF efforts.

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brief congress; communicate public policy concerns; listen to congress; communicate political process to community

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