Advocacy 101

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How to Lobby
Nervous about lobbying your Member of Congress? These quick tips will show you easy it can be!

How a Bill Becomes a Law
Curious about how a bill becomes a law? This thorough information guide should answer all of your questions.

Budget and Appropriations Process
We know the U.S. Budget and Appropriations Process can be complicated! This guide should help clarify the process and the impact on Child Nutrition Programs.

Legislation vs. Regulation
What’s the difference between a piece of legislation and a regulation and how it impacts your daily work life? The following information should help answer your questions!

Preparing Your Message 
Need some help on developing a policy message? This should help get you started.

Creating a Policy Message
Need some help on developing a policy message? This should help get you started.

Smoothing Policy Bumps
On occasion, SNA members are faced with problematic legislation. This report provides advice on possible ways to address and mitigate these situations and help smooth those policy bumps!

Grassroots Advocacy: All Politics is Local
It sounds complicated, but grassroots advocacy is simply the act of an individual constituent communicating ideas and opinions to government officials. The following should help ease any concerns about utilizing the power of your voice to show Congress and State officials the importance of school nutrition programs.

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SNA State Associations

The School Nutrition Association has a presence in every state across the country. View links to many of the state associations to find out more about what SNA is doing nationwide. 

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