February 7, 2013

Advocacy Campaign Tips – Reaching out to Your Senators


Looking for a way to reach out to a public policy maker for your Advocacy Month Campaign? An easy way to do this is to write to a local State Senator to get your chapter, your members, and DECA recognized. In an email, explain what DECA is, and a recent event your chapter has hosted or an accolade that someone in your chapter has earned. By doing this, you can not only ask for a certificate of recognition from a California State Senate member, but also advocate for DECA and what it has done for you and your community.  To find your local state senator, put in your address at  To take it a step further, call in to set up a meeting with that Senator or their office to advocate, dressed in your DECA professional attire!

About California DECA
California DECA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Career and Technical Student Organization, endorsed by the California Department of Education. With over 4,500 members in 59 schools throughout California, California DECA works to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in four fields of business: marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. For more information about California DECA, visit


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