Template for Speaking with a Legislative Staff Member Over the Phone

Please personalize the italicized lines. Hello, My name is name and I’m a constituent. I’m calling to urge Senator/Representative name to support An Act Protecting Children From Harmful Diet Pills and Muscle-Building Supplements (Massachusetts HB1195), which was filed by Representative Kay Khan. Massachusetts HB1195 would limit the sale of diet pills and muscle-building supplements to adults over … Continue reading “Template for Speaking with a Legislative Staff Member Over the Phone”

Template for Leaving a Voicemail for Your Legislator

Please personalize the italicized lines. Hello Representative/Senator ____________, My name is name and I’m a constituent. I’m calling to urge you to support An Act Protecting Children From Harmful Diet Pills and Muscle-Building Supplements (Massachusetts HB1195), which was filed by Representative Kay Khan. Massachusetts HB1195 would limit the sale of diet pills and muscle-building supplements to adults … Continue reading “Template for Leaving a Voicemail for Your Legislator”

Patina of Glamour: Forging Alliances to Investigate the Underside of the Fashion Industry

Synopsis: Modeling is a glamorous and lucrative profession only for the very few.  Most fashion models make little money, and often they are subject to indifferent or even abusive working conditions, putting them at elevated risk of sexual harassment and eating disorders.  Legislators in the fictitious U.S. state of Columbia are the latest to join in … Continue reading “Patina of Glamour: Forging Alliances to Investigate the Underside of the Fashion Industry”