Research and Data Collection

Don’t worry about turning your key decision-makers into experts on your issue. That’s not required. All you need to do is build a case that appeals to them and their supporters.

Because research and data collection are critical foundations of policy advocacy, there are four categories of research that you will want to do early on: Problem, Process, Policy, and People

Choosing a Bill Sponsor:

If you don’t already have a legislative champion who wants to sponsor your body confidence legislation, it’s a good idea to pause and consider your options. For more on choosing an ideal sponsor and co-sponsors, click here.

Research on Key Decision-Makers:

Knowledge is power and the more you know about your key decision-makers and their districts, the better. Click here for tips for effective pathways of influence research.