Political bird dogging involves pushing a candidate to address a particular issue and answer it with specificity. We provide suggestions on how to work on getting members of Congress to make statements on the record about where they stand on important issues.
Download our material on how to make yourself heard by your elected officials. If you live in an area represented on the Super Committee it is critical that you make sure they hear from you and about your concerns.
Download the full toolkit for a comprehensive set of tools to help your community work for better federal budget priorities. The toolkit includes fact sheets, suggestions about how to work with the media, how to talk with members of Congress and ask them questions, and how to get a resolution passed in your community to encourage Congress to support programs that fund our needs at home instead of the military. You can also download just parts of the toolkit.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.