Strengthening Relationships with Members of Congress: Tips for Scheduling and Conducting Successful Program Site Visits with Elected Officials & Staff

Jun 01, 2012
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Inviting elected officials or their key staff on site visit of a Transitional Jobs (TJ) program is a powerful way to show the success of your program. Members of Congress are persuaded to take action on federal policy when they understand the direct impact that policy has on real people and programs. Seeing your Transitional Jobs program in action gives them a unique and important opportunity to see first-hand the value of TJ programs and for the individuals that you serve. Use these tips for scheduling and conducting a successful program site visit with elected officials.