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Creative Strategies for Nonpartisan Advocacy in a Divided World - Shared screen with speaker view
David Tate
10:08
David Tate from Arlington, VA
Margaret Smith
10:11
Margaret Smith Dallas she/her
Roger Hudson, Anchorage, Alaska
10:14
Roger Hudson, Anchorage, Alaska
Jim D.
10:14
Jim Driggers, Concord CA he/him Hi everyone.
Laura
10:21
Laura H, she/her, Seattle
Michele Lagoy
10:26
Michele Lagoy she /her San Diego
dianate
10:29
Diana Tyree-Eddy, she/her, Hansville, WA
Sam Weller
10:30
Sam Weller from Victoria, Canada
iPhone
10:32
Peter Florida
Rich Renner (he/his)
10:33
Rich Renner, Pt Hadlock, WA
Margaret Moodian
10:41
Margaret Moodian, Orange County, CA
Cynthia Tschampl
10:42
Cynthia Tschampl, Concord, MA
Katherine Colucci (Yabut)
10:47
Katherine, Phoenix AZ
Maureen Schnell (she/her) Results Cascades WA
10:52
Maureen Schnell from Black Diamond, WA Results Cascades Hello Everyone!
David Plasterer
11:01
You can also type questions into the chat and we will try our best to get to them.
Keith Task
11:10
Keith Task, Cleveland, OH (he/him). Hi everyone!
Bruce Davidson
11:37
Bruce Davidson, Buffalo, NY
David Burns
12:06
David Burns, Hackettstown, NJ
gracehigginbottom
12:46
Grace Higginbottom, Virginia
Katherine Colucci (Yabut)
13:35
Yes!
Michele Lagoy
13:51
Me! They use COVID and Jan. 6th as excuses to not meet,
Heather H.
13:55
Heather H., Texas (it's terrible here)
Katherine Colucci (Yabut)
13:58
(Especially with our bipartisan senators here in AZ!)
Cathy Lyons-Spear
14:07
hey to new friends and OLD
Kathryn Sherlock
14:20
My wonderful Representative in Congress refused to sign the Global letters without discussing it. Previouslu she support the CTC dynamically!
Cathy Lyons-Spear
14:43
Cathy Lyons-Spear
Debbie Hoover
15:47
Sometimes it's more follow-up. It can be frustrating
Heather H.
19:50
(I hear there's some ocean-front property over there in AZ)
Roger Hudson, Anchorage, Alaska
22:57
Se. Sullivan -- protection of women and children from domestic violence and sexual assault
Kathryn Sherlock
22:58
My Rep addresses local and state issues but not international or national. This was her first 2 yrs as a Representative.
David Burns
24:56
Thank God we didn't pass the BBB bill. Inflation is bad enough without out. If we spend more money, everything will be destroyed.
Cynthia Tschampl
26:49
Totally!!
Kathryn Sherlock
28:03
My REp in Congress is Teresa Leger Fernandez, former NM teacher. Restoring the damages of oil companies, etc. and preserving Chaco Canyon, follow up on the problems of NMveterans etc.
David Plasterer, RESULTS
28:39
Thanks all, for your questions and comments!
Allison Gallaher (she/her)
36:15
Thank you for all of your examples, Sarah. They're so helpful!
David Plasterer, RESULTS
36:25
“I know you care deeply about family stability, I think the CTC helps families obtain stability, what do you think”?
Keith Task
39:00
I just have to get my thoughts together on my MOC's values.
Heather H.
39:27
Yeahhhhh…. I'm going to have to work on that because all of my sentences are starting with an "f" bomb 🤬 :/
David Plasterer, RESULTS
39:34
Important to remember we are advocating for the policy, not the legislative vehicle, if they say they won’t vote for partisan reasons, redirect back to the specific policy and ask for their thoughts on that.
David Plasterer, RESULTS
40:48
We have heard that from a lot of republicans on the CTC Connie. Great comment and question!
Abigail Prang (she/her)
42:05
I would probably try a shortened version of something like this: “You voted to increase the CTC in 2017, so I’m really grateful for support of that. When the CTC was expanded in 2020 to include monthly payments it benefited almost 1 million children in KY. Would you mind sharing what you think about potentially making payments like that permanent?”
David Plasterer, RESULTS
43:03
That is great Abigail! So important to bring up their previous vote and thanking them for that.
David Plasterer, RESULTS
43:46
Wonderful use of State level data as well.
Heather H.
44:46
:D
Heather H.
45:14
It was kind of a joke.
Ashley Swaby
46:31
I know fiscal responsibility is a priority for you, so I'm very excited to discuss some data surrounding the impact of the expanded CTC last year. We're seeing from very credible sources that it's proven to be a top-tier investment. I'm curious if you're already having these types of conversations, maybe in local business circles? (I don't LOVE that Q, but I think a good start at least)
David Plasterer, RESULTS
47:28
CTC benefits society at a 8:1 ratio
Richard Remm
48:22
convince them that the Trickle up works just as well as trickle down .
David Plasterer, RESULTS
48:50
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5743308460b5e922a25a6dc7/t/6034a9953440914018d2cb0c/1614064285529/Child-Allowance-CBA-Brief-CPSP-2-23-21.pdf
David Plasterer, RESULTS
49:09
Apologies for the weird link. But that is the source for the 8:1 ratio.
iPhone
49:15
What about an unresponsive representative? How do you captivate their attention?
David Plasterer, RESULTS
49:49
Converting the current Child Tax Credit to a child allowance—by making it fully refundable, increasing its value to $3,600 per child age 0-5, $3,000 per child age 6-17, and distributing it monthly—would cost about $100 billion and would generate about $800 billion in benefits to society.
Allison Gallaher (she/her)
50:00
Also, you can look at their campaign websites. There's information often at https://justfacts.votesmart.org/ for candidates.
Kathryn Sherlock
50:05
This was a very relevant and clear discussionI - many good ideas on strategies in the conversation. Thank you - I want to practice MI more.
Kathryn Sherlock
50:12
Kitty
Sue L.
52:26
Yes, excellent info to get their attention on our topic. Thank you.
Sarah Leone, RESULTS, She/Her
52:40
MI sessions: https://results.org/resources/getting-unstuck-with-your-members-of-congress-using-motivational-interviewing-techniques/
David Plasterer, RESULTS
53:18
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FCLDMF5
Jos Linn, RESULTS (he/him)
53:40
Be sure to join Networking Bingo right after this session!
Eugene Martin, Seattle
54:01
Sarah, wonderful session ! I learned quite a bit about approaches that advocates can use when meeting with less supporting MoCs and their staff. I'd like to see a panel of RESULTS advocates who have used these approaches with more conservative members of Congress at the IC next year !
Abigail Prang (she/her)
54:16
Thank you!!!
Debbie Hoover
54:23
Thank You for a great Session! 😊
David Plasterer, RESULTS
54:41
Great job Sarah! Thanks everyone for joining!
Emily Bird
54:58
Thank you!
Richard Remm
54:59
thank you
Maryse’s iPhone
55:01
Thank you very much
Keith Task
55:06
Thank you, Sarah! helpful session!