2017 Toolkit: Visits with Local, State, and National Leaders to Welcome Refugees

April 5, 2017

It’s more important than ever for community members to come together and share how they support refugees with their local, state, and national policy makers. This toolkit includes sections on:


  • The Power of Advocacy
  • Where to Start: Teambuilding
  • Refugee Community Advocacy Week: April 10-21
  • Rise Up for May 1st National Day of Action
  • Action Alert: Please Urge Congress to Support Refugee Resettlement
  • Action Alert: Call Your State and Local Leaders
  • Sample Letter to Send your Members of Congress
  • Sample Letter to Send to Your State and Local Leaders
  • Sample Local Welcoming Resolution
  • Sample Letter for Local Leaders to Send to the White House
  • Handouts for Meetings