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Strategic Communications and Relationships with Your Congressional Delegation

By Melanie A. Shakarian

Legal services organizations should communicate strategically to build relationships with their congressional delegation, both locally and in Washington, D.C. They should reach out to the Congress members’ local district offices, educate the staff about legal services, and visit with their Congress members’ D.C. offices. In this manner legal services organizations will be recognized and understood as a resource for the Congress members’ districts.

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