Lobbying and Political Activities




Social Media, Lobbying, and Political Activities

Educating Legislators About Legal Aid Without Prohibited Lobbying

  • Educating Legislators About Legal Aid by Carol Bergman, Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs, LSC (MIE Journal, Spring 2017)
    This article discusses permissible activities for LSC grantees to educated legislators about their work.  It includes examples and experiences written by Vicy Selkowe, Director of Legislative, Rulemaking, and Training Compliance at Legal Action of Wisconsin and by Colleen Cotter, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.

Lobbying Generally


Educating Members of Congress About Civil Legal Aid Without Lobbying (March 8, 2017)

Discussing Your Program and Clients without Lobbying (April 12, 2017) 

  • Video Recording of Webinar (there are no slides, only a cover image and the audio).
  • Audio Only Recording of Webinar (there are no slides) 
    • Educating members of Congress without lobbying
    • Other lobbying and political activities to avoid
    • Activities by staff on their personal time
    • Board member activities