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On May 6, more than 150 Housing Heroes from across Minnesota came together for Habitat's first-ever completely Virtual Hill Day. Read about it here.

We've still got work to do, so you're invited to advocate virtually for affordable housing! Consider this page your "advocacy folder" with all the resources you'll need to advocate effectively. Download the documents below and start taking action.

Before you get started, make sure you're signed up for Advocacy Action Alerts. You'll receive opportunities to amplify your voice through actions like signing a petition, emailing a policy maker, and more.

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Current Advocacy Actions

Your voice is needed now to advocate for affordable housing support at the state level. Click the links below to ask your legislators to support increased investment for Housing Infrastructure Bonds (HIB) and the Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP).

If you have any questions or want help scheduling a virtual advocacy meeting, please reach out to Julia Hobart at julia.hobart@tchabitat.org 


1. Virtual Lobbying 101

Start here. This covers all the basics you'll need for effective virtual advocacy.

Virtual Lobbying 101

2. Planning a Legislative Visit

A worksheet to help you organize a legislative meeting, what to say during the meeting, and helpful tips.

Outlines, Talking Points, Tips

3. How to Tell Your Story

Fill out this worksheet to create the story you share with your legislators.

How to Tell Your Story

4. Twitter Engagement Guide

Find out how to engage with key decision makers over social media to multiply your impact.
Click here for the Microsoft Word version.

Twitter Guide

5. Share with your Legislators

Send this document to your legislators when you meet. It explains more about Habitat and our legislative asks.

Legislative Leave-Behind

6. Questions? Need Help?

Be in touch! If you have any questions or are looking for help scheduling a virtual advocacy meeting, please reach out to Julia Hobart at julia.hobart@tchabitat.org 

Email Us

Questions? Contact the Advocacy Team